We CAN Tackle the Climate Crisis – Free Webinar 10/22, 6-8PM
Join us for a FREE webinar on Thursday, October 22, from 6-8 PM on climate change and generational perspectives.
The webinar, titled What Do We Tell The Kids and What Are They Telling Us? Generational Perspectives and the Climate Crisis, examines the generational divide between young and old climate activists.
You’ll learn from researchers on the forefront of the climate crisis as they tackle questions like what strategies support hope and positive action; and how can understanding generational perspectives lead to better climate solutions? Learn more and register here.
Meet the Presenters
Dana Fisher is a dynamic speaker and author. She is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Director of the Program for Society and the Environment at the University of Maryland. Her research explores democracy, civic participation, activism, and environmental policymaking, with recent studies focusing on the youth climate movement and the American Resistance. Media appearances include CNN, MSNBC, PBS Newshour, and programs on BBC and NPR. She has authored more than sixty research papers and book chapters. American Resistance: from the Women’s March to the Blue Wave (Columbia University Press 2019) is her sixth book.
Danielle Lawson is an assistant professor of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management and Science Education at Penn State University. Her interests include environmental education, intergenerational learning, and social justice. Her ground-breaking study, “Children can foster climate change concern among parents,” was recently published in the journal Nature Climate Change.