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Indigenous Knowledge and the Climate Crisis

Updated: Nov 23, 2021

This event, organized by the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life at Columbia University, facilitates a conversation on the interconnection between indigenous knowledge and effective climate change policies. Brazilian Indigenous philosopher, writer and activist Ailton Krenak critiques the exploitation of the Earth as a result of globalization and explains how the logic of consumption is further enabled by "the cognitive abyss," that is, our inability to listen and see what is happening to our world. He urges the audience to consider the value of indigenous philosophies when creating climate change policy and protecting biodiversity. Listen and learn more here!

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