“Who Will Save Us?” is an evening of live conversation featuring New York Times best-selling author and host of Kelly Corrigan Wonders and PBS’ Tell Me More, Kelly Corrigan and her guests – distinguished professor, author and Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy, Katharine Hayhoe and teen activist, Rahul Durai. Kelly, Dr. Hayhoe and Rahul Durai will take a deep dive into the topics of climate change and the teens who are inspiring us and giving us all hope for the future.
Katharine Hayhoe Bio
Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist whose research focuses on understanding what climate change means for people and the places where we live. She is the Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy and a Horn Distinguished Professor and Endowed Professor of Public Policy and Public Law in the Dept. of Political Science at Texas Tech University. Her book, “Saving Us: A Climate Scientist’s Case for Hope and Healing in a Divided World,” was released in September 2021 and she also hosts the PBS digital series Global Weirding, currently in its fifth season. Katharine has been named one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People, the United Nations Champion of the Environment, and the World Evangelical Alliance’s Climate Ambassador.
Rahul Durai Bio
Inspired by the West Lafayette Climate Strike, Rahul Durai (16) of West Lafayette, IN took action with his peers to found Confront The Climate Crisis. Confront the Climate Crisis is a grassroots organization of high school students fighting for climate justice in Indiana. Their goal is to bring youth to the forefront of state politics in an effort to create the change to protect Indiana’s future. Most recently, Rahul has worked with the Indiana State legislature to announce two pieces of legislation: (1) a resolution recognizing climate change and its impact and (2) create a climate and environmental justice task force to produce a climate action plan. The two pieces of legislation will be introduced by Republican State Senator Ron Alting in the upcoming 2022 legislative session. Rahul is first-generation, Indian-American who has taken on a massive leadership role while also juggling being a kid and competing on the cross-country team.
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Friday, February 25, 2022
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
100 Festival Park Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32202