Deep Dive Series: Why Hope Matters

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm


How are you feeling about the future of the planet? In this lively session, we'll share tools and mindset approaches as well as solutions journalism sources to help move beyond the disempowerment of doom and gloom towards solutions-based climate hope.

About Our Speaker:

Elin Kelsey, PhD is a scholar, author, and passionate leader in the evidence-based hope and climate change and environmental solutions movement. Her newest book for adults Hope Matters: Why Changing the Way We Think Is Critical for Solving the Environmental Crisis was published by Greystone Books in 2020. Her influence can be seen in the hopeful, solutions-focus of her clients, including the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and other powerful institutions where she has served as a visiting fellow including the Rachel Carson Center for the Environment and Society, the Rockefeller Foundation, and Stanford University in the Graduate School of Education. In 2022, she will take up a Kone Foundation Fellowship to work with climate science researchers, the Climate and Environmental Communication Science Association, and children’s book writers in Finland on the Developing Climate Change Communication with Emotional Awareness project.



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