Not Too Late: Changing the Climate Story from Despair to Possibility

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Not Too Late: Changing the Climate Story from Despair to Possibility

Past Event: Wednesday, April 19, 2023


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Co-Presented by the Marguerite Casey Foundation

Join the Marguerite Casey Foundation (MCF) for a discussion between MCF president & CEO Dr. Carmen Rojas, authors Thelma Young Lutunatabua and Rebecca Solnit.

The panelists will discuss Lutunatabua and Solnit’s new book, Not Too Late: Changing the Climate Story from Despair to Possibility.

This virtual event is co-sponsored by SAL and the Marguerite Casey Foundation and produced by Punch Drunk Productions.

Not Too Late is an energizing case for hope about the climate, from Rebecca Solnit (“the voice of the resistance” – New York Times), climate activist Thelma Young Lutunatabua, and a chorus of voices calling on us to rise to the moment.

Not Too Late brings strong climate voices from around the world to address the political, scientific, social, and emotional dimensions of the most urgent issue human beings have ever faced. Accessible, encouraging, and engaging, it’s an invitation to everyone to understand the issue more deeply, participate more boldly, and imagine the future more creatively.

Thelma Young Lutunatabua is a digital storyteller and activist. She is the cofounder of Not Too Late. She currently works at The Solutions Project. Before that she’s worked in various roles supporting the global climate movement, as well as other human rights endeavors around the world. She calls Fiji and Texas home.

Writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of twenty-five books on feminism, environmental and urban history, popular power, social change and insurrection, wandering and walking, and hope and catastrophe. She co-edited the forthcoming climate anthology Not Too Late: Changing the Climate Story from Despair to Possibility. Her other books include Orwell’s Roses; Recollections of My Nonexistence; Hope in the Dark; Men Explain Things to Me; A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster; and A Field Guide to Getting Lost. A product of the California public education system from kindergarten to graduate school, she writes regularly for the Guardian and serves on the board of the climate group Oil Change International and the advisory boards of Third Act and Dayenu.

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