JCI Aberdeen would like to invite you to Culture Addressing the Climate Emergency, a free webinar and Q&A with Caro Overy of Creative Carbon Scotland!
About the Webinar
In Culture Addressing the Climate Emergency, musician and sustainability professional Caro Overy will share her perspective on culture’s contribution to a greener and fairer world for all. Drawing on her experience supporting cultural organisations in addressing the climate emergency with Creative Carbon Scotland, she will cover how culture can effectively contribute to the wider move towards Net Zero through practical emissions reduction, adapting to climate impacts, and working with the sector’s unique and broad influence.
Attendees will also have the chance to ask questions during the interactive Q&A session!
•Date: Monday, 30th May 2022
•Time: 7:00-8:00 pm (BST)
•Location: Online, via Microsoft Teams (‘lobby’ opens at 6:55 pm)
About the Speaker
Caro Overy is a musician and sustainability professional based in Edinburgh. In her work with Creative Carbon Scotland, she supports cultural organisations and artists with tools, resources and training as they seek to address the climate emergency. Since 2020, Caro has received support from Creative Informatics to shape Climate Friendly Culture, collaborating with inGenerator and Creative Carbon Scotland to develop a digital tool to support sustainable culture.
Following an undergraduate degree in Philosophy/History with European Study at the University of Exeter, Caro moved to Edinburgh in 2009 to undertake an MSc in Environment Culture & Society at the University of Edinburgh where she subsequently worked in Social Responsibility & Sustainability for seven years. Ever valuing interdisciplinary life, after a short stint as a professional musician, she found her current professional balance at the intersection of arts and climate change. Caro is passionate about the practical and unique role culture plays in transitioning to a lower-carbon, fairer world. As a lifelong practising musician, she leads community choirs, facilitates community music projects, and works as a vocalist, lyricist and guitarist with a number of performing bands and artists.
How to Register
Book your tickets by signing up on Eventbrite. You will receive the Microsoft Teams meeting link by Friday 27th May and in the lead up to the event.
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