U-M to host 18th Peter M. Wege Lecture featuring a conversation with Naomi Klein about the climate crisis

March 3, 2021
Contact: Jim Erickson ericksn@umich.edu,
Carole Love calove@umich.edu

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT

DATE: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, 2021

EVENT: Join the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability for a casual virtual conversation with Naomi Klein that will touch upon the pivotal moment we are in as we work to address the climate crisis, fight for climate justice, and examine the detrimental impacts that colonialism and capitalism have had on our planet and society. What needs to happen to bring about transformative, systemic change at this critical time?

Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist and best-selling author of “On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal” and “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate,” as well as the inaugural Gloria Steinem Endowed Chair in Media, Culture, and Feminist Studies at Rutgers University.

PLACE: The virtual event is open to the public.

RSVP: Register in advance; a link will be emailed to you prior to the event.

SPONSORS: School for Environment and Sustainability; Center for Sustainable Systems; Planet Blue Global Impact; College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Institute for Social Research; Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Office of Research; School of Public Health; College of Engineering; Ecology Center; and A2ZERO