The Climate Challenge: A Call to Action

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave. (St. George TTC Bedford exit, 1 block North), Toronto

Doors open at 6:30pm

Kicking off the Festival are two films that help set the context for the climate challenge and are aimed at moving the climate debate forward:

Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Climate Change – why should we care?

Ice Melt, Sea Water Rise and Superstorms  -- Dr. Jim Hansen, Director of the Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions program of The Earth Institute at Columbia University explores the consequences of continued greenhouse gas emissions.

Restoration -- Produced by Green World rising, Restoration focuses on “how nature can protect the Earth from the harmful effects of climate change and how industrial design and science researchers can learn valuable lessons from natural systems.”

Discussion Focus: TransformTO initiative (the City of Toronto’s Climate Action Plan).