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Chicago Humanities Festival Presents Climate Survival With Bill McKibben

Saturday, May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Members–$17 & guests–$20 (Includes processing fees and entry to the museum). To register, please click here or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.

Thirty years ago, Bill McKibben sounded one of the earliest alarms about climate change. Meanwhile, the late Hazel M. Johnson was mobilizing the environmental justice movement in Chicago. How have things gone since then? In short, worse than imagined. “I didn’t anticipate how quickly the world would change,” says McKibben, “and I didn’t anticipate how slowly the political world would respond.” Josh Ellis, Vice-President of the Metropolitan Planning Council, moderates this conversation with McKibben joined by Cheryl Johnson, Hazel Johnson’s daughter and Executive Director of People for Community Recovery; and Professor of Environmental Studies Stephanie LeMenager to remind us that this is a race we still have the power to win.

This program is recommended by members of The Village Green Team (click here to learn more about their mission).

Details

Date:
Saturday, May 4
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Venue

The Field Museum, James Simpson Theatre
1400 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL United States
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