Join community and academic presenters in this series of free events exploring how to live within the ecological constraints of the planet.
We are changing the Earth’s ecosystems in profound ways. To live within the constraints of the one small planet that is our home we need to reduce our ecological footprint by 75–80% while maintaining a long life in good health for all of our citizens. This will mean changing everything we do!
In the face of this important challenge, a group of University of Victoria (UVIC) faculty and community organizations are organizing a series of Community Conversations to explore some key issues and the challenge of how to get to a One Planet way of life.
These conversations will be of interest to community associations, environmental and social justice groups, local governments, faith organizations, green businesses, urban planners and architects, the arts and culture community, health professionals and many others.
We hope you will join community & academic presenters in this series of free events exploring the One Planet challenge and culminating in a UVIC IdeaFest event on March 11th.
Location: Robert Bateman Centre, Time: 5:00–7:00PM
Introduction & Overview of 'Towards One Planet'
Monday, January 23rd
The Anthropocene, the One Planet Region & the Happy Planet Index
Measuring Victoria’s Ecological Footprint
A Conversation on Indigenous Views of the One Planet region
Monday, January 30th
A Conversation on Renewable Energy systems for a One Planet Region
Monday, February 6th
A Conversation on Transportation Systems & Urban Development Patterns for a One Planet region
Monday, February 13th
A Conversation on a Food System for a One Planet Region
Wednesday, February 22nd
Saturday, March 11th
Location: James Bay New Horizons Time: 2:00–4:00PM
The Anthropocene is here! Living well in a ‘One Planet’ region