Earth Guardians: Environmental Panel, Talk, Concert
A day of inspiring talk and music about climate activism - Xiuhtezcatl Martinez from Earth Guardians will be joining local environmentalist Kiri Danielle and Australian musician and activist Jaiia Cerff for an afternoon at Te Papa
> When - Wed 4 Jan 2017, 1:00–6:00pm
> Where - Te Marae, Level 4, Te Papa
1pm–1.20pm: Kapa hakaKapa haka singing and dancing
Performance by rangatahi from the iwi of Taranaki Whānui.
1.30pm–3pm: Panel discussion
Xiuhtezcatl, local environmentalist Kiri Danielle, and Australian musician and youth activist Jaiia Cerff tackle issues such as:
- How has climate change affected life on Earth?
- How does the pipeline protest at Standing Rock, North Dakota, relate to climate change?
- How is Aotearoa affected by climate change now, and what will happen in the future?
- How can youth make an impact on the effects of climate change?
- What effect will the Paris agreement on greenhouse gases have?
3pm–3.45pm: Talk by Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, with Q&A
A keynote speech by Xiuhtezcatl about how we need to reconnect with the Earth to build a more sustainable future. He discusses divesting from fossil fuels, and ways that youth can make change through becoming environmental leaders in their communities.
Xiuhtezcatl performs eco-conscious hip-hop music with his backup musicians and Jaiia Cerff. A time to stand up and get motivated!