Climate Change

David Houle

David Houle is a futurist, thinker and speaker. Houle spent more than 20 years in media and entertainment. He has worked at NBC, CBS and was part of the senior executive team that created and launched MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 and CNN Headline News.


 

A Leap Year Look at Climate Change

03.03.2020

 

The climate crisis symposium presented by The Sarasota Institute, a 21st Century Think Tank is now available to view at your convenience.  The full symposium was live streamed to the world all day 2/29/20 and the edited down version can now be viewed here

 

The event, named “A Leap Year Look at Climate Change” was a great success with around 200 people in attendance.  The level of expertise and new information was high and the audience was fully and interactively engaged.

 

You can obviously move at will through the entire five hours.  The sequence was as follows:

 

MORNING;  A 2020 LOOK AT THE CLIMATE CRISIS

Introduction by Dr. Andrew Swanson, professor at SCF

Institute Introduction by Co-Founder and Managing Director  David Houle

Keynote presentation by planetary ethicist  Tim Rumage

Local panel

Keynote presentation by Professor Harold Wanless global authority on sea level rise

Local panel on sea level rise [note, if you live in Florida, the Wanless presentation and panel are a must watch]

 

AFTERNOON:  BIG IDEAS AND BIG SOLUTIONS

“Moving to a Finite Earth Economy”   Futurist David Houle

“Putting a Price on Carbon”   Climate Activist Mike Shatzkin

“Babcock Ranch: Building a Carbon Neutral Town from the Ground Up”  Syd Kitson – via video

“Bringing Project Based Climate Education into the Classroom” Ashley Hollern

“A Planet of 3 Billion”  Christopher Tucker, Chairman of the American Geographical Society

“Closing Panel on Energy”  Houle/Shatzkin/Rumage/Hollern

 

Enjoy viewing and of course share with others.

 

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