Future events Future events

'Years of Living Dangerously': film screening series

Free | Open to all | Start 18.30, finish by 21.00

Date (all Weds) Location @ UEA  Title Film content Celebrity presenters
25-Oct Arts 01.02 COLLAPSE OF THE OCEANS plus speaker, Mark Crutchley (Norwich Greenpeace) Oceans / climate change effects: Australia and Philippines Josh Jackson
01-Nov Arts 01.02  FUELLING THE FIRE plus speaker, Deepak Rughani (a founder of Biofuelwatch and local environmental consultant) Amazon deforestation & beef; greening of USA military bases Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gisele Bundchen
08-Nov Julian Study Centre Lecture Theatre  THE UPROOTED plus speakers from the Norwich Amnesty Refugee group Migration; EU refugee crisis; radicalisation; resource scarcity Thomas Friedman, Don Cheadle
15-Nov Elizabeth Fry Building, Room 01.08 A RACE AGAINST TIME plus speaker, Nigel Hargreaves (Norwich Community Solar) The energy markets and solar: India & USA David Letterman, Cecily Strong
22-Nov Elizabeth Fry Building, Room 01.08 GATHERING STORM plus speakers on climate connections to health Hurricanes: science & Miami city planning Jack Black, Ian Somerhalder
29-Nov Lecture Theatre 3 (LT Building) UPRISING plus the launch of the Norfolk Bend the Curve campaign Coal, air pollution, China & USA America Ferrera, Sigourney Weaver

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Focus On Month programme Focus On Month programme

Each month this has a theme to support engagement across campus. These themes align with local, national and international events and campaigns.

How can you get involved with the Focus On Months?


Month

Focus On … Month

Connection / related events

September

Recycling and Waste

[student arrivals]

Zero Waste Week; International Day of Charity

October

Food

World Vegetarian Day; International Vegetarian Week; Apple Day

November

Travel

[Travel Matters Week]

December

Energy

[Big Holiday Switch Off]

January 2018

Wellbeing

 

Feb

Environmental Action

[Go Green Week]

Fairtrade Fortnight; World Day of Social Justice

March

Biodiversity

World Wildlife Day; World Water Day; International Day of Action for Rivers; Earth Hour

[Big Holiday Switch Off, end March]

April

Carbon Reduction

Earth Day; [Big Holiday Switch Off results]

May

Environmental Advocacy

[UK Green Film Festival @ UEA; series of films and seminars based on relevant events or high-profile international awareness days]

June

Global Solutions

World Environment Day; World Oceans Day; Sustainable Energy Week; National Bike Week

July

Plastic

Plastic Free July (see www.plasticfreejuly.org/)

August

Water

World Water Week