Climate Refugees

Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday, September 12, 2012
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

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This documentary explores a new phenomenon in the global arena called “Climate Refugees.” A climate refugee is a person displaced by climatically induced environmental disasters. Such disasters result from incremental and rapid ecological change, resulting in increased droughts, desertification, and rising sea levels. All this is causing mass global migration and border conflicts. Climate Refugees will forever change the way you view the future of our planet.

  • Approx. 70 min.

Screening followed by discussion facilitated by Christopher Boyer, Latin American and Latino Studies Program.

Alternate Screening: Wednesday, September 20th, 6pm to 8pm, at Casa Michoacán, 1638 South Blue Island Chicago, IL 60608

Poster: Climate Refugees [PDF]

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: 312-996-3095
Email: lcc@uic.edu

Co-Sponsors

UIC Honors College, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Office of Sustainability, and the Social Justice Initiative

Location
UIC Latino Cultural Center

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