University of the Earth – Phosphorus

On November 25 and 26, the University of the Earth returns for its seventh edition with a new theme: Life in the Time of Great Changes.

What is this ?

It’s about conferences around climate change and issues affecting our planet. The goal is to bring people from all walks of life together to think about topics related to ecology. Whether CEOs, members of associations or environmental activists, more than 250 speakers will meet at the UNESCO House in Paris to discuss current environmental issues.

What conferences?

You have a choice: economy, urban planning, food, digital, the topic is explored in all these aspects.

A small anthology of what you might be interested in:

“Women of Climate Change” Women are more affected by climate change, but they also play an important role in the fight to preserve the planet. Women explain their commitment, including Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, who has pledged to protect indigenous peoples and fight climate change, and Maya Gabeira, the surfer who holds the record for the biggest wave surfed by a woman!
See you on November 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00

“You can learn to change the world! “. And young people are well aware of this. The “For Ecological Awakening” and “High Schools in Transition” collectives will be present to share their ideas for action: What can I implement in my school to make it greener? How do I incorporate my environmental awareness into my first job? And many more questions with solutions! Conference in cooperation with Phosphorus – we’ll be there to bring it to life.
See you on November 25 2:30 p.m. at 4 p.m

“Guardians of the Forest”. Producer Muriel Barra presents her documentary series: 5 representatives of communities living in the heart of the forests talk about their relationship with their environment, the threats they face and the solutions they are trying to provide. Among them Benki Piyako, a representative of the Brazilian Ashaninka tribe, who fights against deforestation, or Mundiya Kepanga, a Papuan chief who defends his culture and his way of life in nature.
See you on November 25 from 18:30 to 20:00.

“Blue Gold: Save the Oceans”. Three quarters of our planet is covered with water and it is a resource that is undergoing many changes: plastic pollution, disappearance of fauna and flora, rising water levels due to melting ice. So how do we protect our oceans? Speakers such as François Sarano, oceanographer and diver, will combine their expertise with the more artistic vision of Ballet of roots and sea, a dance troupe that raises awareness of climate issues.
See you on November 26 from 14:30 to 16:00.

You can find a complete list of procedures and online ticketing HERE. Good news, it’s free for under 25s!

Berangere Duquenne

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