Main Program: Yeb Saño: Climate Campaigner

26 Oct 2018 09:00 - 10:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Executive Director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia Yeb Saño has spent decades combating climate change. In this timely conversation he takes the temperature of environmental activism in 2018, and proposes a hopeful idea: the solution to the world’s ecological crisis is not in the corridors of power, but in catalyzing a global movement of people.

Direktur Eksekutif Greenpeace Asia Tenggara Yeb Saño telah menghabiskan beberapa dekade untuk memberantas masalah perubahan iklim. Dalam percakapan spesial kali ini, ia menimbang peristiwa-peristiwa yang berdampak pada lingkungan hidup sepanjang tahun 2018, dan mengusulkan sebuah gagasan paling cemerlang: kunci utama untuk memerangi krisis ekologi bukanlah kekuasaan, tetapi bagaimana caranya agar masyarakat mau bergerak untuk ikut berubah dan memperbaiki lingkungan.


Yeb Saño

Naderev ‘Yeb’ Madla Saño has been working on campaigns and programs to combat climate change since 1997. He is widely known for his work as the Philippines’ Chief Negotiator in …

Tom Owen Edmunds

Tom Owen Edmunds heads the Climate Change Unit at the British Embassy Jakarta. His previous posts include Lahore and Colombo. Once described by the British Journal of Photography as “one …

More like this

Main Program: Yenny Wahid: Against All Odds

Yenny Wahid has watched Indonesia from different vantage points; as a journalist covering Aceh and Timor-Leste, and as confidante of a president besieged by political intrigue. Now, as Director of …

Main Program: Public Opinions

Life in the public eye can be particularly perilous in the internet age, as access and anonymity conspire to bring out the worst in many. For these writers though, retreat …

Main Program: Local Wisdom

Colonial legacies and encroaching commercial forces threaten Indigenous cultures across the Asia-Pacific. Four champions of culture will tell us about their work preserving traditional languages, stories and knowledge and empowering …