08 September 2020
18:00 - 20:00
Online Event, Dublin, Ireland
Black Lives and Climate Justice: Prof Sir Geoff Palmer
Join Sir Geoff Palmer to reflect on how structural racism impacts not just people of colour but also all of us in a country dominated by a continuing colonialism – benefiting from extraction of resources from the Majority World to maintain our profligate lifestyles.
An interactive workshop on intersectional dimensions of race and climate justice 6pm-8pm Tuesday 8 September.
Sir Geoff Palmer DSc OBE is ELREC’s Honorary President – Professor Emeritus in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot Watt University and human rights activist.
6.00pm “Doors Open” – our meeting process
6.15pm Welcome and introductions
6.20pm Geoff Palmer on Black Lives and Climate Justice
6.35pm Questions from participants then breakout groups
7.25pm Comfort Break
7.30pm Return to Plenary to share people’s priorities
7.45pm Wrap up and close at 8.00pm