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Capitalism is Killing the Planet – Conversation with George Monbiot

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


It’s Time to Stop Buying into Our Own Destruction. This multigenerational, interactive dialogue will be centered around George Monbiot’s article in the The Guardian, October 2021. This is an opportunity for elders to share a dialogue with young climate and social activists and be guided by one of the most outspoken and influential social thinkers and environmental campaigners of our time.

Monbiot says it’s time to drop the focus on “micro-consumerist bollocks” and instead focus on the huge underlying structural forces driving us towards catastrophe – Forces such as corporate marketing and political messaging that have turned us from enabled citizens into powerless, obedient consumers. The dialogue will culminate in identifying actions that we, young and old, can take together to help reverse our destructive tendencies before it is too late.


George Monbiot is an author, Guardian columnist, and environmental campaigner. His best-selling books include Feral: Rewilding the land, sea and human life; Heat: how to stop the planet burning; and How Did We Get into This Mess?”


February 10
10:00 am - 11:30 am


Elders Action Network