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Entre Nous: Andrew Revkin, Kate Raworth & Roman Krznaric
20 September 2021 @ 19 h 30 min - 21 h 00 min
The American Library in Paris, Columbia Global Centers | Paris, and the Institute for Ideas and Imagination are pleased to present Entre Nous. At the intersection of art and academia, France and the United States, the conversation series featuring academics, authors, journalists, filmmakers, and visual artists.
Join us for our first event: What decisions can we make today as individuals and societies to create a better tomorrow?
Join Columbia Climate School’s Andrew Revkin, economist Kate Raworth, and philosopher Roman Krznaric for a conversation on how reinventing economics and incorporating long-term thinking into our current policies can help us meet the challenges of climate breakdown and global inequality, and transform our world for future generations.
Roman Krznaric is a public philosopher who writes about the power of ideas to change society. His latest book is The Good Ancestor: How to Think Long Term in a Short Term World. His previous international bestsellers, including Empathy, The Wonderbox and Carpe Diem Regained, have been published in more than 20 languages.
Kate Raworth is a renegade economist focused on making economics fit for 21st century realities. She is the creator of the Doughnut of social and planetary boundaries, and co-founder of Doughnut Economics Action Lab. Her internationally best-selling book Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist has been translated into over 20 languages and has been widely influential with diverse audiences, from the UN General Assembly to Pope Francis to Extinction Rebellion.
Andrew Revkin has written on climate change and other environmental challenges for nearly 40 years, mostly for The New York Times and now at revkin.bulletin.com. He founded the Columbia Climate School’s Initiative on Communication and Sustainability in 2019 and runs a popular webcast series, Sustain What, clarifying paths to progress on urgent challenges where complexity and consequence collide. He has won most of the top awards in science journalism as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship.
This conversation is part of the ‘Entre Nous’ conversation series organized by The American Library in Paris, Columbia Global Centers | Paris, and the Institute for Ideas and Imagination.