Seminar with the Sophie Prize Winner of 2013: Bill McKibben
The Sophie Prize and UiO invites to an open seminar on climate change with McKibben. Entrance is free of charge. No pre-registration necessary.
The American journalist, author and environmentalist, Bill McKibben (born 1960) receives the Sophie Prize 2013 for his mobilizing force to fight global warming. The Sophie Prize jury finds that Bill McKibben in only a few years has demonstrated a remarkable mobilizing forve, building a global, social movement, fighting to preserve a sustainable planet.
Since 2008 McKibben has built up the world's largest, international climate movement. He now travels the world, explaining why and how quickly me must reduce the greenhouse gas emissions.
"Climate change is the single biggest thing humans have ever done on this planet. The only thing that needs to be bigger is our movement to stop it"
Read more background information at 350.org and The official site for Bill McKibben.
PROGRAM for Tuesday 29 October:
Nils Chr., Chair of CEES
09.10-10.00: "Why 350 is the Most Important Number in the World"
10.00-10.15: Break and coffee
10.15-10.45: "Notes from the Front Lines of the Climate Fight – how to push for change"