Sustain What? From Climate Despair to Defiance: Discourse Among Generation Youth
This is a "friendly takeover" of the Columbia Climate School "Sustain What" platform by students from Columbia and Cooper Union. For more on such events, explore this post:
While politicians and older generations have caused the deterioration of our climate, the younger generation must come to terms with and shape their future.
In this session, three students in their early twenties speak candidly about the environmental crises that their generation is forced to grapple with, and the generational divide in the field of sustainability.
Organizers and discussants:
Host: Andrew Revkin, founding director of the Initiative on Communication and Sustainability, Columbia Climate School and The Earth Institute, Columbia University