Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Join two of Canada’s leading science and environmental communicators for a screening of their latest film, Beyond Climate, and engage with them in conversation about the role of film in research, community engagement, and solution-making. Addressing many of the pressing issues facing BC – from pipelines, liquified natural gas, salmon, and Indigenous rights – this film and Big Thinking event are timely contributions to the province and country as we grapple with climate change, the paramount issue of our time.
Dr. Suzuki is a world-renowned scientist, broadcaster, author, activist and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. He is best known as the host of The Nature of Things – a landmark television series with over 50 seasons, the longest running on CBC – and Suzuki has been host since 1979. David has written or co-authored more than 50 books, nearly 20 of which are for children.
Dr. Mauro is the Principal of the Richardson College for the Environment, Co-Director of the Prairie Climate Centre and filmmaker at the University of Winnipeg. He is a former Canada Research Chair, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, and has served on expert panels related to food security, energy issues, and climate change.
- David Suzuki, Scientist, broadcaster, author, activist and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation
- Ian Mauro, Principal of the Richardson College for the Environment, Co-Director of the Prairie Climate Centre and filmmaker at the University of Winnipeg