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On Wednesday, see some of the biggest storytellers of climate change discuss the ways that we communicate these difficult issues in a public setting, and the push for climate solutions.

Both events will be livestreamed on our Facebook and YouTube Channel.

 

HOW WE TELL STORIES ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

5:00 – 6:00 PM

Price: $10

CNN’s Bill Weir discusses the challenges with and strategies for communicating issues of climate change with the public he has grappled with over his career. How do we tell accurate stories that inspire climate action?

Featuring:

  • Bill Weir
  • Dr. Alexander More

 

HUMAN POWERED CLIMATE SOLUTIONS WITH ALEX HONNOLD

7:00 – 8:00 PM

Price: $30

Join Alex Honnold and the Honnold Foundation team for a reception and short film screening highlighting the impact of community solar energy for people and the planet. The event will start with an inside look at Alex’s latest expedition: a human-powered bikepacking trip from Colorado to the Alaskan Range in Summer 2023.

Then, Alex and the Honnold Foundation will be joined by special guest and Goldman Prize winner Nemonte Nenquimo, co-founder of the Ceibo Alliance in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Their fireside chat, alongside Honnold Foundation representative Kate Trujillo, will focus on the intersection of Indigenous sovereignty, climate change, and renewable energy. Their conversation will kick off with a screening of the Honnold Foundation’s short film, Our Children’s River.

Featuring:

  • Alex Honnold
  • Nemonte Nenquimo
  • Kate Trujillo
Speakers

Bill Weir

Bill Weir is a veteran anchor, writer, producer, and host who came to CNN in 2013 after a decade of award-winning journalism at ABC News.

In 2019, he was named the network’s first Chief Climate Correspondent, drawing on his experience creating and hosting the primetime CNN Original Series “The Wonder List with Bill Weir,” now streaming on Discovery+.

With his distinctive storytelling style, lush photography and a focus on our connected planet, Weir and his team produced four seasons of the show across 28 countries, highlighting wondrous people, places, cultures, and creatures on the brink of seismic change.

Dr. Alexander More

Dr. Alexander More is an internationally recognized climate & health scientist, known for his groundbreaking discoveries of how climate change impacts population health, ecosystems, and the economy. His research provides a broader perspective on recent manmade environmental changes by comparing them to past trends in temperature, pollution, pandemics, and extreme weather events and their impacts on food production, human well-being, economic and political stability. He directs a center for climate & health research and communications (ECHO). He is a professor at the University of Massachusetts (Boston), with active leadership roles at Harvard University and collaborations with the Climate Change Institute (UMaine).

Dr. More’s research has been featured in over 150 news outlets, including CNN, The Washington Post, Popular \ Science, the Financial Times, and Forbes. He’s a recurrent commentator on radio and TV news stories on climate and health and has been a keynote speaker at events such as the Global Exploration Summit, the Milstein Science Series at the American Museum of Natural History, the Theodore Roosevelt Institute, the Global Council for Science and the Environment, and TED.

Raised in Europe, Dr. More is a first-generation college and PhD graduate educated at Harvard University. He served in the US Senate on the staff of Sen. Ted Kennedy and is a current or past member of the board of directors of several non-profit organizations including the Daniels Family Sustainable Energy Foundation, Blue Ocean Watch, and The Explorers Club where he also serves as chair of Climate Week.

Alex Honnold

Alex Honnold is a professional rock climber whose audacious free-solo ascents of America’s biggest cliffs have made him one of the most recognized and followed climbers in the world. A gifted and hard-working athlete, Alex is distinguished for his uncanny ability to control his fear while scaling cliffs of dizzyingly heights without a rope to protect him if he falls. In 2017 Alex completed the first and only free-solo of El Capitan’s “Freerider” route (5.13a, 3,000 feet), a historic accomplishment which has been hailed by many as one of the greatest sporting achievements of our time. The story of this feat was told in the Academy Award-winning documentary, FREE SOLO. Early in his career as a rock climber, Alex decided to dedicate a third of his income each year to environmental projects. He went on to launch the Honnold Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing solar energy access for marginalized communities around the world.

Nemonte Nenquimo

Nemonte Nenquimo is a Waorani woman, mother & leader, who has dedicated her life to the defense of Indigenous ancestral territory and cultural survival in the Amazon rainforest. She is the co-founder of the Indigenous-led nonprofit organization Ceibo Alliance and Amazon Frontlines. As the first female president of the Waorani organization of Pastaza province, Nemonte led her people to a historic legal victory against the Ecuadorian government, which protected half a million acres of primary rainforest in the Amazon from oil drilling and set a precedent for Indigenous rights across the region. She is the winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize for Central and South America, the United Nations’ Champions of the Earth Award, BBC 100 Women of 2020 and TIME 100 most influential people in the world.

Kate Trujillo

Kate Trujillo, Honnold Foundation’s Deputy Director, has worked broadly in community development and public health since 2011. Her work spans from strengthening Tribal Court Systems on Native American reservations to running medical triage clinics in rural Honduras and developing clean drinking water systems in Nepal. She joined the Honnold Foundation in September 2019 with the belief that equitable access to the things we need to live a healthy life is a right and not a privilege. Kate is a member of the Laguna Pueblo and received her master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan.

Kate is a member of the Laguna Pueblo and received her master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan. In her spare time, you can find Kate running around the forests of the Pacific Northwest, enjoying a home-cooked meal with friends and family, or searching for the next great read.

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