Speakers Series

CPAWS Yukon held a Sustainable Change for the Yukon Speakers Series throughout Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 featuring inspirational talks by Maude Barlow, Tzeporah Berman and Nate Hagens. You can find video of past presentations you may have missed here.

Public Lecture with Maude Barlow, Activist & UN Senior Advisor on Water (2008-09): Blue Future

Monday, May 4, 2015

Maude Barlow is a political activist, author, policy critic and outspoken crusader for Canada. She is a director with the International Forum on Globalization, a network of individuals and groups from around the world advocating for democratic control of the global economy, and serves as the national volunteer chairperson for The Council of Canadians, a non-profit, non-partisan public interest organization supported by 100,000 members.

Based on her bestselling book, Maude Barlow offers solutions to the global water crisis based on four simple principles:

Principle One: Water Is a Human Right chronicles the long fight to have the human right to water recognized and the powerful players still impeding this progress.
Principle Two: Water Is a Common Heritage and Public Trust argues that water must not become a commodity to be bought and sold on the open market.
Principle Three: Water Has Rights Too makes the case for the protection of source water and the need to make our human laws compatible with those of nature.
Principle Four: Water Will Teach Us How to Live Together urges us to come together around a common threat — the end of water — and find a way to live more lightly on this planet.



This Crazy Time: Living Our Environmental Challenge

Public Lecture with Tzeporah Berman

Author and long time activist Tzeporah Berman tells stories from the last 20 years of successful environmental campaigns she has designed and reflects on current challenges of tracking, tarsands pipelines and climate change.



What if the future is real? The future of Whitehorse, Yukon and Canada in a world of environmental and economic constraints

A public lecture with Dr. Nate Hagens

Thursday, October 16, 2014



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