We Are The Future 
The Change Climate Change Generation 
By Gabrielle Bastien – Biodiversity for a Livable Climate
What if…?
The 21st Century…
What can I do to 
have an impact? 
« 
»
Challenge: Education
Spread the word 
 To the people around you 
 Use the science, refer to documented success stories, show photos 
 Speak ...
Ask you faculty: Curriculum 
 Crucial for widespread 
acceptance and research 
 Great potential of expansion 
 Relevant...
Start a project at your university 
 Example of UMass Amherst Permaculture project: established in 2010 
 Student-led, p...
Live by the example 
 Attend conferences 
 Hands-on learning 
 Get involved in your community 
 Make your academic pap...
What world do YOU 
want to live in?
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Gabrielle Bastien - We Are The Future: The Change Climate Change Generation
From Biodiversity for a Livable Climate conference: "Restoring Ecosystems to Reverse Global Warming"
Friday November 21st, 2014
www.bio4climate.org

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Gabrielle Bastien - We Are The Future: The Change Climate Change Generation

  1. 1. We Are The Future The Change Climate Change Generation By Gabrielle Bastien – Biodiversity for a Livable Climate
  2. 2. What if…?
  3. 3. The 21st Century…
  4. 4. What can I do to have an impact? « »
  5. 5. Challenge: Education
  6. 6. Spread the word  To the people around you  Use the science, refer to documented success stories, show photos  Speak up at events and in class  Make the most of social media Photo credit: http://www.planet-tech.com/blog/land-restoration-holistic-management
  7. 7. Ask you faculty: Curriculum  Crucial for widespread acceptance and research  Great potential of expansion  Relevant to several different fields of study  Remember: you are the demand, so they will listen!
  8. 8. Start a project at your university  Example of UMass Amherst Permaculture project: established in 2010  Student-led, provides food for campus dining services  Won 7 awards including White House Campus Champions of Change Challenge  http://www.umassdining.com/sustainability/permaculture Photo credit: http://www.umassdining.com/sustainability
  9. 9. Live by the example  Attend conferences  Hands-on learning  Get involved in your community  Make your academic papers about related topics  Join the movement  Get involved and let your gestures speak for you
  10. 10. What world do YOU want to live in?

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