Oct 19th: From Climate Crisis to Climate Justice

Kingston Hall 201 – Queen’s University Campus University Avenue between Union St and Stuart St

Join us for a vital discussion on the variety of emerging social movements working for both social justice and sustainability in response to the crisis of climate change. The event will include a particular emphasis on the impact climate change is having on indigenous communities and indigenous-led social movements.

Presentations by:

**Brian Tokar
…Director, Institute for Social Ecology
University of Vermont & Prescott College

Brian has published and lectured widely for many years on ecology-based social movements and is the author of “Toward Climate Justice: Perspectives on the Climate Crisis and Social Change.”

**Robert Lovelace and Nicole McGrath
Geography & Global Development Studies, Queen’s University

Bob will be joined by Nicole McGrath to discuss their experience
attending the World People’s Conference on Climate Change in Bolivia this past April.

**Ben Powless
Carleton University

Ben is a member of the Indigenous Environmental Network and an emerging scholar-activist who has been involved in formal climate negotiations for a number of years, and is the acting liaison between Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations and the UN.

Social Movements and Climate Change