Nature / Culture Systems: Partners in a Future with a Changing Climate


Every aspect of our lives affects and is affected by climate change – personal and professional; dreamt of and experienced. As systems, both climate and society are sensitive to the changes humans put in motion. The cultural sector is making important strides in recognizing the need to respond to climate change. This session illustrates how, at every scale, cultural heritage professionals and institutions are addressing systems that cause climate change that affect both the natural and cultural worlds. After a brief overview of the sector’s recent successes, Sarah will describe the new approaches and opportunities she sees as the sector accelerates its work in reducing its impact on the climate and developing resilience approaches for the future.

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