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Wednesday, December 8 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Human Impacts of Climate Change in Manitoba and Beyond

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The social impacts of climate change are dynamic, deeply complex, and pose largely unfamiliar challenges. We already see impacts of climate change in our communities, health, and wellbeing; yet the full extent of its impact is still unknown.

This session will explore these social impacts through a lens of climate justice. Some of the specific ways we can build climate resilient communities in Manitoba will then be discussed. The best way to deal with your climate grief is to take action and this is a great opportunity to do just that and to make an impact. The workshop will then explore solutions to climate change---opportunities to lower carbon emissions and build community resilience to climate impacts while centring justice and equity.

Participants' input from this workshop will be included in the next version of the Road to Resilience. Participants should come away from this workshop with greater knowledge of and hope for what's possible in Manitoba.

Please note that the workshop Human Impacts of Climate Change in Manitoba and Beyond will start immediately after the morning smudge

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Durdana Islam

Dr. Durdana Islam

Program Manager, Climate Action Team
Durdana Islam has a PhD in Natural Resources and Environmental Management from the University of Manitoba. She worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the field of Climate Change at the Prairie Climate Centre, University of Winnipeg. Durdana's heart is in creating a healthier and sustainable... Read More →
avatar for Curt Hull

Curt Hull

Project Manager, Climate Change Connection
Curt Hull is a professional engineer who has been Project Director of Climate Change Connection since 2007. Prior to that he worked for 25 years managing quality in a global electronics design and manufacturing enterprise. With Climate Change Connection, he works on climate change... Read More →
avatar for Hannah Muhajarine

Hannah Muhajarine

Organizer, Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition
Hannah moved to Winnipeg in 2016 from Saskatoon. She has a Masters in Natural Resource Management from the Natural Resources Institute at the University of Manitoba, and has worked in research and community economic development. She currently works for the Green Resilience Project... Read More →


Wednesday December 8, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am CST