I think the age of heroes is over, the charismatic male vertebrate coming to save us. There is no game-changing event for climate change. This is us for the whole century and the century following. So even though most people don't think long term, we still have to plan that. And in order to do that, it needs a different narrative. It's a different story than the one of apocalyptic heroism." (Paul Hawken)
What is the new narrative that will activate our generation to end climate change in our generation?
Join us on Tuesday, September 15 at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET as we begin answering this critical question. Net Impact is honored and excited to host renowned climate change thought leader, activist, writer, and speaker, Paul Hawken! As part two of our kick-off "Regenerative Economy" series, Paul Hawken, and PBS journalist, Paul Solman, will deep dive into Hawken's soon-to-be released book, Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation. The key questions for Hawken, and the Net Impact community, are how a more inclusive movement can end climate change and how we can influence and shape inclusion through our actions and intentions.
Important to note (or spoiler alert): This will not be your traditional fireside chat and we do not expect to play the traditional role as an audience member! A critical piece of this conversion requires your perspectives and experiences, and we invite you to put on your active listening caps and share your questions, challenges, ideas, and more!
Here's what you can expect from the experience:
- Learn: A radically new understanding and practical approach to climate change, one that weaves justice, climate, biodiversity, equity, and human dignity into a seamless tapestry of action, policy, and transformation that can end the climate crisis in one generation.
- Connect: During and after the formal event via Wonder to co-evolve our definition of what "regeneration" means and the actions that we can take to live more regeneratively within systems that are designed for extinction.
- Do: Brainstorm and build initiatives and solutions that we can support and activate in our communities, our companies, and our networks that are practical and also regenerative.
Following the main event, our audience will have the opportunity to continue networking, sharing ideas, and building momentum by gathering on Wonder, a fun social media platform designed for conversation and community.
Net Impact thanks the generous sponsors of the Regenerative Economy Series including