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Wellington Climate Action Festival

Wellington Climate Action Festival
 

12 to 7.00 Sat 8th December 2007
 

Programme of Events in City Gallery cinema and screening times for The 11th Hour at the Film Archive

City Gallery cinema, Civic Square
 

Session 1, 12.30 till 3.00  Entry by Koha

CLIMATE CHANGE – FROM SCIENCE to POLICY to ACTION
an interactive discussion
"Straight from the horse's mouth"

Prof. Peter Barrett - Director, Antarctic Research Center, Victoria University
Dr Dave Lowe - Antarctic Research Center and NIWA
Associate Prof. Ralph Chapman - Director, Environmental Studies, Victoria University

Facilitated by Tushara Kodikara


Session 2, 3.30 till 5.30  Entry by Koha

THE OUTLOOK FOR SOMEDAY – OPTIONS FOR EVERYONE
audience orientated discussion on options for collective and individual action interspersed with a selection of winning films from THE OUTLOOK FOR SOMEDAY a sustainability film challenge for young New Zealanders.


Participants include:
Cath Wallace - Senior Lecturer in Economics & Public Policy, Victoria University
Dr Russel Norman - Green Party Co-Leader
Cr Ray Ahipene-Mercer - Climate Change Portfolio Leader, Wellington City Council
Hilary Campbell - Executive Officer, Sustainability Trust
Silvia Zuur - Gecko, Climate Action festival Event Manager

Facilitated by Billy Matheson


 
The 11th Hour at The Film Archive, Cnr Taranaki and Ghuznee Streets
 

Session 1, 3.00 till 4.30 and Session 2 5.00 till 6.30  Tickets $15 from 12.00 at Gecko stall, civic square.

Leonardo Dicaprio Presents
The 11th Hour
its our generation that gets to change the world...
forever

In the history of the planet, humanity's time on earth has been short but powerful.  The human drive to ensure its own survival and quality of life has revolutionized industry, science, nutrition and medicine.  But it has also effected unprecedented changes in the delicate balance that makes life on earth possible ( http://wip.warnerbros.com/11thhour/)
PG 93mins

Tickets available from 12.00 at the Gecko stall in Civic Square, Saturday 8th December.  If outdoor activities are postponed till Sunday due to wet weather, a Gecko stall will be located in the City Gallery.

For further information please contact:

Nigel Taptiklis
action4change@gmail.com

Climate Action Festival general overview:
 
Date: Saturday, December 8th, 12-7pm, Civic Square/City Gallery
 
Climate Action Festival, Celebrating Change through Community!  
 
Featuring:
Interactive stalls on what you can do about climate change
Live music, from Wellington Community Choir, Ukulele Orchestra and more.
Films including the 11th hour by Leonardo Dicaprio
Children's activities
Great food
Discussion panel, speakers
And more! For more information, email action4change@gmail.com
In case of bad weather, event will be postponed until Sunday 9th Dec.


Over 83 countries are participating in this campaign. Please visit www.globalclimatecampaign.org  
Events in New Zealand are being coordinated by Be The Change Campaign - please visit www.bethechange.org.nz

The Climate Action Festival is proudly sponsored by:
Wellington City Council (primary sponsor), Victoria University Wellington, Common Sense Organics, WWF, and VUWSA (Victoria University Wellington Students Association).

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