#015 Paul Hawken's powerful keynote on Project Drawdown

At the 2018 National Sustainable Living Festival in Australia

 
 

Following on from our 2-part series in conversation with Paul Hawken, here is his sold out keynote address and Q&A from the recent 2018 National Sustainable Living Festival.

 
Paul Hawken’s keynote address at the 2018 National SLF in Australia. Pic: Anthony James.

Paul Hawken’s keynote address at the 2018 National SLF in Australia. Pic: Anthony James.

Drawdown is a blueprint for reversing global warming and manual for a global movement. Strong on science but accessible enough to be shared on any coffee table. The book was published in the US in April last year and hit the New York Times best seller list in its first week. And this is the first time an environmental book has achieved this in a quarter of a century - 25 years.
— Alexandra De Blas, award winning environmental & science communicator
 

It's hard to overstate the significance of Project Drawdown. There hasn't previously been anything like it. So this keynote packed a real punch.

It builds on a scathing critique of science communication, 'big agriculture', and the limitations of the Al Gore and Elon Musk phenomena, to present a comprehensive, holistic and uplifting outline of the 'top 100 solutions to reverse global warming' that feature in his new best-seller 'Drawdown'.


Get more:

Project Drawdown. And Paul's website.

Join in The Drawdown Eco Challenge - individuals and teams from around the world taking part in simple daily activities to reduce their carbon footprints and delve into the world’s most substantive solutions to global warming, from 4-25 April 2018.

 

Music:

Let Them Know, by the Public Opinion Afro Orchestra.


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