Presented by: 3M
A Generational Challenge: Improving Nine Billion Lives
Saturday, March 12
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Westin Austin Downtown
310 E 5th ST
What will our Earth look like by the year 2020? 2030? Beyond? Join us at SXSW for a panel discussion that explores the long-term effects of today’s societal problems. Panelists will shed light on what is being done to address global challenges today and into the future and offer advice on what you can do to take action for a more sustainable future.
The New York Times
Andrew Revkin has covered science and the environment for more than 30 years in newspapers, magazines, books, documentaries and his New York Times blog, Dot Earth, winning the country's top science...Show the rest
Andrew Revkin has covered science and the environment for more than 30 years in newspapers, magazines, books, documentaries and his New York Times blog, Dot Earth, winning the country's top science journalism awards multiple times. He was a staff reporter at The Times from 1995 to 2009. http://nytimes.com/dotearth
Since 2010, he has been the Senior Fellow for Environmental Understanding at Pace University, where he teaches courses on blogging, environmental-science communication and documentary video with a focus on sustainable development.
He has written acclaimed books on global warming, the changing Arctic and the fight to save the Amazon rain forest. Revkin has also written three book chapters on communication and the environment and speaks to varied audiences around the world about the power of the Web to foster progress on a finite planet.
Two films have been based on his writing – “The Burning Season” (HBO, 1994) and “Rock Star” (WB, 2001). He’s a performing songwriter and accompanist for Pete Seeger in spare moments and recently released his first album of original songs: http://j.mp/revkinmusicHide the rest
Texas State Dir
The Nature Conservancy
Dir Global Sustainability
Dir Country Office For Brazil
International Labour Organization (ILO)