The Sustainable Living Festival presents the Great Debate
ENVIRONMENTALISM IS FAILING
Or is it on the verge of creating a transition to a safe climate future?
Gear up for this one; it’s the Festival Great Debate. Hear some of Australia’s foremost environmentalists reflect on the successes and failures of the environment movement. Don’t miss this feature event as speakers present their case for a way forward for environmentalism in the 21st century. This event will be filmed for ABC TV.
> David Suzuki World-renowned scientist, broadcaster & activist
> Clive Hamilton Author and public intellectual
> Ian Lowe President of the Australian Conservation Foundation
> Senator Christine Milne Deputy Leader of Australian Greens
> Anna Rose Co-founder of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition
> Philip Sutton Author of Climate Code Red & Co-founder of Safe Climate Australia
> Moderated by Julia Zemiro
When & Where
Sustainable Living Festival
The Sustainable Living Festival is the celebration that sustains the nation - the largest of its kind in Australia. The Festival seeks to inspire and empower everyday Australians to accelerate their uptake of sustainable living. Many of the Festival events have been developed by and are being held within local communities ranging from city and metropolitan locations to regional cities and rural towns. The Big Weekend is the flagship three-day event held at Federation Square, Melbourne, with The Green Market being a prominent part of this event. The Green Market and showcases over 100 exhibitors offering sustainable home and lifestyle solutions, garden advice and gear, fair trade products, and local organic food. Visitors are encouraged to explore the Festival's rich and diverse program of forums and workshops, exhibitions, films and performance, markets and tours to make their world come alive!