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New Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm this Friday 7/19/19: Mary Robinson and Rabbi Julie Greenberg, Feminism and Environmental Justice, International and National Perspectives.

Mary Robinson: is former first female president of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Special Envoy on Climate Change, Chairperson of the Elders, recent author of “Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future”, and co-host of the “Mothers of Invention” (a podcast on the environment with Maeve Higgins, a comedian), among many other roles. Mrs. Robinson has been thinking about and working on feminism and its relationship to climate justice for many years. She will be speaking about this relationship and the work that stems from it.​



Rabbi Julie Greenberg: is the climate justice coordinator for POWER (People Organized to Witness, Empower, and Rebuild) an interfaith social justice group that works on social change and has over 80 member religious/ethical groups that form its coalition. She was trained in organizing in the feminist movement in the 1970’s. She will speak about feminism and the environment as she sees it, and particularly in the U.S.

Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show that provides analysis on the intersectionality of large global environmental issues and how that can impact people in their daily lives. It is produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with  assistant producer/reporter Linda Rosenwein.
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