World Forum on Climate Justice 2019
The inaugural World Forum on Climate Justice will foster new thinking and explore pressing topics in climate justice advocacy, research, policy and practice.
Over the three days, a series of keynote speakers will give different perspectives on topical issues impacting climate justice. Each talk will open up difficult and challenging conversations on how our societies and economies are affected by climate change and how this can be addressed.
The following speakers are among those who will lead the discussion:
- Mary Robinson Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, Ireland
- Opening keynote
- Kevin Bales Professor of Contemporary Slavery, University of Nottingham, UK
- The vicious cycle of slavery and environmental destruction
- Patrick Bond Professor of Political Economy, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
- Title to be confirmed
- Kristie L Ebi Professor of Global Health, University of Washington, USA
- Health risks of a changing climate can increase climate injustice
- Lars Kullerud President, University of The Arctic, Norway
- The Arctic and climate justice
- Benjamin K. Sovacool Professor of Energy Policy, University of Sussex, UK
- Decarbonisation and its discontents
- Yifat Susskind Executive Director, MADRE, USA
- Weathering the storm, Seeding the future: A women's vision for climate justice
Additional speakers are being added to this list.
Call for papers
Share your own thinking and research in conceptual and empirical research in achieving climate justice.
Abstracts are invited by 25 January 2019 for presentation as talks and posters.
View conference topics and submit abstracts here.