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May 2020

COVID-19: Learning from the crisis and reimaging the future for environment and climate challenges.

May 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm PDT
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COVID-19: Learning from the crisis and reimaging the future for environment and climate challenges. Sunita Narain in conversation with Michael Lerner. May 27, 2020 The Omega Collaborative hosted a webinar with Sunita Narain, a leading Indian activist and environmentalist on May 27th.  Narain is a world-renowned Indian writer and environmentalist, known for using knowledge and compassion for social transformation. She is recognized as one of the leading voices for fundamental science-based humanitarian change, valued for her honesty and ability to…

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July 2020

Farming and eating during times of COVID19

July 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm PDT

Webinar with Miguel Altieri

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Navigating a Path Between Fantasy and Doom – A Top-Down Overview

July 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm PDT
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Resources for Resilience invites you to a webinar with Nate Hagens, a widely respected public intellectual on the big picture issues facing human society.

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October 2020

The World That Food Made with Raj Patel

October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm PDT

Raj Patel is an award-winning author, filmmaker, and academic with voluminous experience and expertise in understanding and seeking change in food systems. This is his take on how food systems will impact and be impacted by the intersecting Global Polycrisis here, Fragility in the Food System.

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Resilience Roundtable

October 23, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

The Human Predicament in 2020: Interacting Global Crises and the New Normal with Christina Conklin

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January 2021

Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future

January 27 @ 12:00 pm PST

This OMEGA webinar is a discussion on the recently published scientific article entitled Underestimating the Challenges of Avoiding a Ghastly Future. An international group of 17 leading physical and social scientists, including OMEGA Advisory Board member Joan Diamond, have produced a comprehensive yet concise assessment of the state of civilization, warning that the outlook is more dire and dangerous than is generally understood. The paper has generated over a thousand media articles and interviews which suggests that public interest is…

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February 2021

Love in a Ghastly Time

February 22 @ 12:00 pm PST

Love in a Ghastly Time Webinar Presented Feburary 22nd, 2021 “We have become dangerous to each other while this virus hops from one to another. …. Yet there are people coming closer together, knowing the danger. Knowing that it’s dangerous, they’re still taking that step to love someone else, whether it’s in their household or bringing food to a neighbour, and that’s love. Thinking about these terms like reciprocity and collectively and the new politics – one of the things…

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March 2021

The Global Challenge: Empowerment, equity, and economics with a human face.

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT

Webinar with Dr. Ashok Kholsa discussing the Global Challenge and tools for building a prosperous future for people and the planet.

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What happens in Texas, won’t stay in Texas

March 29 @ 12:00 pm PDT

Our speaker will be Michael Webber. His first book, Thirst for Power: Energy, Water and Human Survival, was accompanied by a one hour documentary. His book Power Trip: The Story of Energy was published in 2019 and positively reviewed by The New York Times, it was the basis for a six-part PBS documentary of the same name released in 2020.

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April 2021

The Coming Population Implosion: Chemicals, Declining Fertility and the Polycrisis.

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT

Omega Webinar with Shanna H. Swan, PhD & Pete Myers, PhD

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May 2021

Systemic Risks and the Four Dilemmas of our Time with Dr. Gary Kendall

May 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am PDT

Omega webinar discussing the Systemic Risks and the Four Dilemmas of our Time with Dr. Gary Kendall

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June 2020

Grass Roots Community Organizers Discuss the Global Challenges

June 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
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OMEGA webinar with grassroots community organizers Isabel Castillo, Ebony Guy, Duane Edwards and Russel Chisholm will be in conversation with Shorey Myers Co-hosted by Virginia Organizing, Foresight Analysis Nexus (FAN), The Millennium Alliance for Humanity and the Biosphere (MAHB), and The Resilience Project (TRP) While the Global Challenges faced by OMEGA are wide-ranging, the impacts are concretely felt by communities on the front lines. Three grassroots organizers working on issues including racism, climate change, and extractive industries share their views…

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