Free screening and discussion of award-winning documentary “Climate Refugees”

Fri, 2011 April 29, 6:30-9:30pm
JJR Macleod Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building
1 King’s College Circle, University of Toronto

You can view a trailer for the film here.

Or find out more at

From the organizers:

This documentary was filmed in Bangladesh, Belgium, Chad, China, Denmark, Fiji, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Kenya, the Maldives, Poland, Switzerland,Tuvalu, UK and the US. It examines the creation – and migration – of hundreds of millions of climate refugees that will be displaced as a result of climate change.

The screening will be followed by a discussion by a panel of speakers:

Laura Westra
Ph.D., Ph.D. (Law)
Recent Publications: Globalization, Violence and World Governance (May 2011)

Alfredo Barahona
Program Coordinator, Migrant and Indigenous Rights, KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives; Member of the World Council of Churches’ Global Ecumenical Network on Migration

Timothy Leduc
York University
Author of: Climate, Culture, Change (January 2011)

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