Our Sustainable Planet
  • Hastings Museum & Art Gallery
    Bohemia Road
    Hastings
    TN34 1ET
  • Thursday 26th September 6:00pm until 9:00pm
The United Nations Association in Bexhill and Hastings Hosts 'Our Sustainable Planet'

CLIMATE CHANGE, the reality we face: Global warming, Arctic and Antarctic ice melting, Glaciers melting, rising sea levels, Ocean acidification, coral bleaching, Climate Refugees and mass Migrations, eroding soils and land Desertification, food security, poorer communities and water shortages, extreme weather, flooding and droughts. At this event we will address these issues. We will also address Marine pollution during the evening. 
We will watch a short UNESCO film and documentary showing some of these catastrophic consequences for the environment, local communities, societies and economies. We will watch real testimonies of people from different parts of the World being affected by Climate Change. These global risks do not respect national borders, the entire global climate is in jeopardy.But there is HOPE.... with a holistic approach to CLIMATE ACTIONWe will have Regional and Local updates and presentations of important Projects and Campaigns addressing these very issues and how all of us can get involved and keep generating Climate Action. Join the discussion!!

VENUE: Durbar Hall (Hastings Museum and Art Gallery)

PROGRAMME - PROJECTS AND CAMPAIGNS:18:00 hrs Registration18:30 hrs Opening Words - The Mayor of Hastings and Deputy Mayor of HastingsUNESCO Film/documentary (20 mins). Followed by discussion19: 15 hrs Friends of the Earth presentation - Andrew DurlingTransition Town Hastings and St Leonard's - Climate Change and local ActionEnergise Sussex Coast - Renewable EnergyStrandliners - Andrew DinsdaleBREAK - Tea and CoffeeJamie Bedwell - Genesis 215 Campaign - Sussex based Triathlete and CampaignerBrighton Dolphin Project - Simon McPherson (Project Coordinator)Plastic Free Hastings - Colin Darbyshire (Marine Conservation Zone and Hastings Marine litter project)
David Stopp - Musical presentation on film - Sussex based Environmental Campaigner on Marine pollution and Climate ChangeOliver Sterno - Effective Environmental Campaigning in Sussex

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