Event type: hybrid
What will it mean if COP fails, and how should we respond?
Rupert Read, co-founder of GreensCAN and former XR strategist and spokesperson, on how any failure at COP needs to be seen as an opportunity to facilitate a huge awakening of climate-consciousness and a shift toward deep adaptation.
Professor Rupert Read is an environmental philosopher, co-founder of GreensCAN and co-founder of the Green House think tank. He was previously a councillor for the Green Party and a spokesperson for Extinction Rebellion. His books include This Civilisation is Finished: Conversations on the End of Empire, What Lies Beyond, and Extinction Rebellion: Insights from the Inside, and in 2021 he co-edited Deep Adaptation: Navigating the Realities of Climate Chaos. He has also written for major media outlets such as the Guardian, the Independent, and Byline Times.
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