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Filmmaker Anne Alix in St Paul, MN Macalester College St Paul, MN
Oct 21
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Jacques Sémelin University of West Georgia, Kathy Cashen Recital Hall Carrollton, Georgia 30118

Festival Albertine 2019

At this point in human and geological history, dealing with climate chaos is a race: can we move fast enough to prevent civilization-scale collapse? —Bill McKibben

Festival Albertine 2019, curated by environmentalist and author Bill McKibben, will take on climate change. For three days, leading thinkers, politicians, activists, artists, and authors will come together to discuss the urgency to act, environmental justice, local policy, the food we eat and produce, and how to motivate people to change their ways.

All events are moderated by Bill McKibben. Events are in English and are free with RSVP.


FRI, NOV 8, 7PM
THE CLIMATE MOMENT - SOLD OUT
We need to understand the particular gravity of this moment in time. What does it feel like to live amid both despair and hope, and what are the keys to implementing change?
With Naomi Klein and others.
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SAT, NOV 9, 2PM
HOW FAST DO WE NEED TO MOVE—AND HOW FAST CAN WE MOVE?
To hit the targets set in Paris, it appears we’ll need to have cut fossil fuel use in half by the end of the next decade. But is it technically possible, and is it politically achievable?
With Romain Felli, Mark Jacobson, and Priscillia Ludosky.
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SAT, NOV 9, 4:30PM
LOCAL GOVERNMENT & POLICY MAKING
As national governments fail to move at the necessary speed, cities are trying to fill the gap. Can local governments and other stakeholders really step into the policy-making void?
With Cherri Foytlin, Clément Guerra, Jade Lindgaard, and Bryan Parras.
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SAT, NOV 9, 7PM
WHAT WE EAT, AND HOW WE GROW IT, MAY NEED TO CHANGE
From France’s attempt to increase carbon in the soil to great chefs working to make their menus responsible, how can this most basic of all human actions help in the climate fight?
With Perrine Hervé-Gruyer, Raj Patel, and Matthew Raiford.
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SUN, NOV 10, 2PM
ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
Climate change is hitting some harder than others. What politics, policies, and new economies might hasten progress?
With Mustafa Santiago Ali, Malcom Ferdinand, and Marie Toussaint.
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SUN, NOV 10, 4:30PM
HOW DO WE GET PEOPLE TO CARE
Artists and activists will be called upon to discuss how to change people’s minds and amplify the call to action.
With Irina Brook, Lauren Groff, Fabrice Hyber, and Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky.
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Most events will begin with a short reading by Climate Change Theatre Action (CCTA) and other artists.


Festival Albertine is presented in partnership with The Recanati-Kaplan Foundation, the family of Susannah Hunnewell, Van Cleef & Arpels, Air France, Institut français, Chantecaille, Green Mountain Energy, and Consulate General of Switzerland in New York. Generous support is provided by Carnegie Corporation of New York, Champagne Pommery, and InterContinental New York Barclay.

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