The use of the planet’s natural resources to fuel consumption is unsustainable. How can the installed strength of consumption be fought? What is the real need we have to consume and how can we do it to live in a simpler way, in a greater respect for our planet and for the future of the next generations?
With the contribution of young ecologists from Porto involved in student movements or others, we will talk about threats such as global warming, movements such as the Climate Strike and, of course, about Julie Caty’s Normal, film which we will be able to see in this debate thus marking the agenda the importance of these issues.
Érica Liberato is an active leader of Zero Waste Youth Portugal, an international movement of youth empowerment towards zero waste. She is also part of Youth Climate Leaders and UN MGCY – Main Group of Children and Youth of the United Nations. Among other things, she acts as a consultant, social entrepreneur and Brazilian Youth Delegate in the UN and OECD Forums.
Alice Abreu is part of the movement Extinction Rebellion, a global environmental movement with the stated aim of using nonviolent civil disobedience to reach climatic, ecological and social justice. Alice is a ESMAE violin graduate and sees herself not only as an instrumentalist, but also as an artivist.
Joana Coimbra has been a climate activist for around 2 years for Greve Climática Estudantil, a student collective that fights for environmental justice. She also participates in volunteering projects around Social support and social causes and movements.
The debate is moderated by Paulo Magalhães, founder and president of the Casa Comum da Humanidade, attorney, researcher at the Centro de Investigação Jurídico-Económica (CIJE) da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade do Porto and member of the board of the environmental organisation ZERO.
Running time: 90′
Age Rating: 9+
There is No Planet B – Wed. | May 19th | 6pm | Salão Nobre Reitoria da Universidade do Porto