Dharamshala: Nobel peace laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama will join in a conversation on The Crisis of Climate Feedback Loops with climate change activist Greta Thunberg, and leading scientists on 10 January 2021.
The special free livestream event is being organized by the Mind & Life Institute.
From the destruction of forests to the thawing of permafrost, the effects of human-induced climate change have set into motion self-perpetuating feedback loops that are accelerating global warming. The participants will explore steps for addressing this urgent set of challenges. The conversation will be moderated by Diana Chapman Walsh, President emerita of Wellesley College. Read more.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is one of the earliest advocates for environmental protection and sustainability. In recognition of his contribution, His Holiness was awarded the United Nation Earth Prize in 1991. He is one of the first Nobel Laureate to be recognized, among others, for their environmental conservation effort.
In his new book, Our Only Home: A Climate Appeal to the World, His Holiness speaks to the urgent need for climate action and praises Greta Thunberg and other young climate activists for their determination to bring about positive change.
Those interested may watch the live webcast in Tibetan, English, Chinese and other languages on the official websites and Facebook pages of the Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The livestream will begin from 9 a.m. IST, 10 January 2021 (10:30 p.m. EST, 9 January 2021).
Viewers are requested to please follow their local social distancing rules.
Know more about His Holiness’ upcoming events here.