Solutions for Resilience – How are Forest and Farm Producer Organizations and Smallholders responding to COVID-19?

26 Jun 2020

Smallholder Forest and Farm Producer Organizations (FFPOs) from across the globe will share the innovative solutions they are implementing in response to the COVID-19 crisis to build more resilient communities. For example, the pandemic has put a strain on forests as places of leisure and refuge from urban life, increased pressure on ecosystem preservation services, […]

How the words we use to describe climate change impact the planet

10 Jun 2020

Words shape how we feel, how we act, how we perceive the world. “Change” and “emergency” resonate in profoundly different ways when attached to the word “climate”. When is alarmist language helpful, and for how long can alarmist language retain its urgency? How do the ways we frame nature affect the degree to which we […]

Teachings from Australian First Nations author Alexis Wright

10 Jun 2020

Sometimes, the truth is best explored indirectly, or through the infinite lens of the imagination. In lands of make-believe, we can confront fears; take risks; and explore the past, present and possible futures. Sometimes, the edges of fact and fiction blur, and the stories we conjure begin to come true. This session on climate fiction […]

#GLFLive: Q&A with Dr. Aaron Bernstein

20 Apr 2020

  Landscape News editor Gabrielle Lipton will speak with Aaron Bernstein, Harvard Medical School assistant professor and interim director of the university’s Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (Harvard C-CHANGE), about the known and anticipated connections between climate change and COVID-19, potential public health consequences and reassessing human relationships with the natural world.

#GLFLive: World Health Day Q&A with Kate Jones and Thomas Gillespie

8 Apr 2020

  On World Health Day 2020, Landscape News editor Gabrielle Lipton will guide a conversation between head of the Gillespie Lab and Emory University associate professor Thomas Gillespie and University College London professor Kate Jones. The discussion will focus on the emergence and spread of disease among wildlife and how human impact on land-use and […]

#GLFLive: Q&A with Otto Scharmer

8 Apr 2020

  On 8 April, Landscape News editor Gabrielle Lipton will speak with renowned author, MIT lecturer and creative thinker Otto Scharmer, who coined the term “presencing” about using foresight to understand and change the present. The conversation will address how COVID-19 can and should affect behavior change and be an impetus for re-shaping broken global […]

#GLFLive: Greetings from Joselyn Dumas

7 Apr 2020

  Joselyn Dumas works to advance children’s rights and tackle health and environmental challenges pervading her country. How does her life look like right now? How does she hope her work can affect the epidemic’s impacts in Ghana?