Omega Collaborative Webinar: COVID-19: Learning from the crisis and re imaging the future for environment and climate challenges
Sunita Narian in conversation with Michael Lerner
May 27, 2020 8:00 AM PDT
The Omega Collaborative invites you to a webinar with Sunita Narain, a leading Indian activist and environmentalist on May 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM PT. Narain is a world-renowned Indian writer and environmentalist, known for using knowledge and compassion for social transformation. She is recognized as one of the leading voices for fundamental science-based humanitarian change, valued for her honesty and ability to work with tribal communities in India, senior government officials, and international leaders. Her influence is welcomed throughout the global south, across Asia and the western world. In 2016, Time magazine included her in their list of the most influential people in the world.
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May 27, 2020: 8:00 – 9:30AM Pacific Time for webinar, discussion and questions
Note that because of the time difference with India, this webinar begins at 8:00 AM
Sponsored by The OMEGA Collaborative, a joint project of:
- OMEGA – The Resilience Funders Network
- The Resilience Project (TRP)
- Foresight Analysis Nexus (FAN)
- The Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB)
Sunita Narain is a Delhi-based environmentalist and author. She is currently the Director General of Center for Science and Environment (CSE) and Editor of the fortnightly magazine, Down To Earth. Dr. Narain plays an active role in policy formulation on issues of environment and development in India and globally. She has worked extensively on climate change, with a particular interest in advocating for an ambitious and equitable global agreement. Her work on air pollution, water and waste management as well as industrial pollution has led to an understanding of the need for affordable and sustainable solutions in countries like India where the challenge is to ensure inclusive and sustainable growth. She was a member of the Indian Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change and has been awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour. In 2005, the Centre for Science and Environment, under her leadership was also awarded the Stockholm Water Prize. In 2016, Time magazine selected her as one of the most influential people in the world. She received “The Order of the Polar Star” award from the Swedish Government in 2017. CSE received the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2018. Included in the list of World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy for 2019 by Apolitical.