“What if I were the Solution?” 8-17 Dec 2009
During COP15 Copenhagen
A temporary academy for exploring the human dimension of climate change
The world is changing rapidly. In such activists, artists, and leaders. Change satellite events will happen in different
times we – as individuals, communities can start from any place and anyone, parts of the world.
and organizations - often search for and climate change is too complex and
clarity and understanding of where in large-scale to be addressed only by To keep track of the emerging Survival
the big picture we fit in. one sector or process. Academy programme or to sign up to
The Survival Academy is a place where, The learning events at Survival www.survivalacademy.org.
during the United Nations Climate Academy include sessions on visual
Change Conference (the "COP15" in communication, community organising,
Copenhagen in December 2009),
participants and the general public can
sustainability strategy, group
facilitation, connecting with nature,
learn, share knowledge and create new sustainable business, scenario Survival Academy Opening Session
ways of taking action on climate development, leadership development, December 8, 5 pm
change. sustainable living, strategies for climate
adaptation, and more, all directly Open Space: “What am I passionate
The intention is to complement the connected to the reality of climate about and willing to take responsibility for
political negotiations with a series of change. They also include films, in relation to climate change?
events that explore ways that we can exhibitions, and book launches. In December 12-13
share responsibility as citizens, addition to these local events, a social
consumers, community members, networking site is available at Closing Party
organisation members, entrepreneurs, www.survivalacademy.org, and various December 17, 8 pm
Survival Academy is co-convened by Reos Partners (www.reospartners.com), Bigger Picture
(www.biggerpicture.dk), Energiakademiet (www.energiakademiet.dk), Unfolding Cards
(www.unfoldingcards.org), and Pioneers of Change (www.pioneersofchange.net).