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Wake Up! The Planet Needs You 2022


Wake Up! The Planet Needs You 2022

From 24 to 27 May

La Casa Encendida
Ronda de Valencia, 2

Adaptation: degrowth, collective intelligence, resilience, eco-anxiety.

Society and the scientific community are sounding alarm bells about already having reached a point of no return in climate change. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) focuses on the different facets we need to take into account to manage the necessary adaptation to new climate circumstances in the coming years. Despite this scenario, the economic, political and production measures are still falling far short of bringing about the necessary changes. Moreover, this is coupled with the potential collapse of energy and raw materials that we are currently experiencing. Developing the necessary adaptation and resilience strategies has never been more vital if we are to survive in an increasingly uncertain world.

There are alternatives. This 13th edition of Wake Up! The Planet Needs You explores what we can do to try and preserve our quality of life, adapt to extreme climate conditions and prepare for a future that is already here.

Discussions with leading experts and powerful documentaries never screened before will open your eyes to what lies ahead so nothing catches you by surprise.

  • Hugo Morán, Secretary of State for the Environment. Ministry for the Ecological Transition and Demographic Challenge. Government of Spain
  • Nuria Hernández-Mora, PhD in Geography, member of the board of trustees of Spain's New Water Culture Foundation
  • Cristina Monge, political scientist
  • Jean-Francoise Noubel, R+D in collective intelligence

Coordinated by: Asociación Cultural Despierta, a non-profit organisation formed by a group of communication and sustainability experts who, concerned about environmental degradation, are determined to be an active part of the change.

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