Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
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Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson on May 7, 2024 | UCSB Arts & Lectures

This event has been rescheduled from February 6 to May 7, 2024.

Marine Biologist and Policy Expert

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

What if We Get It Right? Visions of Climate Futures

Tue, May 7 | 7:30 PM  
Campbell Hall
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“Ayana Elizabeth Johnson embodies and inspires optimism in the fight against climate change, injecting creativity, joy and hope into an issue that often feels dire.” Time magazine

Marine biologist, policy advisor and writer Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is co-founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank for the future of coastal cities, and co-creator of the podcast How to Save a Planet. Her forthcoming book, What if We Get It Right? offers answers to the crucial question: What would the future look like if we forged ahead with all the solutions to actually address the climate crisis? With grace and humanity, Johnson encourages us to step away from hopelessness and envision possibility.

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Campbell Hall
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Part of the Justice for All Programming Initiative

Earth, Air, Fire, Water Series Sponsors: Patricia & Paul Bragg Foundation, Audrey & Timothy O. Fisher, Justin Brooks Fisher Foundation, and Sara Miller McCune

Justice for All Lead Sponsors: Marcy Carsey, Connie Frank & Evan Thompson, Eva & Yoel Haller, Dick Wolf, and Zegar Family Foundation

Presented in association with Citizens' Climate Lobby, Community Environmental Council, Explore Ecology, The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County, Patagonia, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, The Sea League, UCSB Bren School, and UCSB Environmental Studies Program

Special Thanks:

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