november, 2021

thu18nov8:00 am2:00 pmTransatlantic Forum for Environmental and Climate JusticeBringing together activists in the field of climate justice and environmental justice on both sides of the Atlantic. 8:00 am - 2:00 pm(GMT-06:00) View in my time

Transatlantic Forum for Environmental and Climate Justice

Event Details

Environmental and climate justice are key issues of our time, both in the United States and in Germany. Meet the people who work daily for environmental and climate justice. The forum brings together activists in the field of climate justice and environmental justice on both sides of the Atlantic with the goal of encouraging learning and cooperation for more environmental and climate justice.

Register: https://hopin.com/events/pocacito_ecj/registration

Confirmed speakers in the 5 sessions include so far:

Opening

Jacqui Patterson, Founder and Executive Director at The Chisholm Legacy Project
Miranda Schreurs, professor for climate policy and energy transition at Technical University Munich
Gülcan Nitsch, Yeşil Çember

Air Quality and Climate change

Shaina Oliver, indigenous rights activist, Ecomadres and MOMS clean air force Colorado
Jakob Blasel, climate activist, Fridays for Future Germany

Clean and Safe Water

Melissa Mays, Water You Fighting For
Reverend Edward Pinkney, Benton Harbor Community Water Council
Florian Fischer, theater director and author of “Monte Mortale”, Hamburg

Chemicals: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Margit Miosga, journalist and co-director of seminal documentary “Bitter from Bitterfeld” (an English-language excerpt from the film will be screened at the forum)
Ulrich Klotzek, member of the East German opposition movement
Sharon Lavigne, Rise St. James

Mining Impacts on Workers, Communities and the Environment

Elia Nejem, Ende Gelaende
Nick Hood, Center for Coalfield Justice
Courtney Rhoades, Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center

Time

(Thursday) 8:00 am - 2:00 pm(GMT-06:00) View in my time

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