Thursday, 11 November, at 16.30, Háskólatorg, room 105
Nepali journalist and writer Kunda Dixit speaks about how climate change is affecting the Himalayas, melt ing Asia’s water towers. Using photographs from Nepal, we see how the mountains are losing their per mafrost at a rate said to be three times faster than the rest of the world. How is this affecting Nepal and the region? How can poor countries cope with a problem they had no hand in creating? How is the media covering this crisis?
The lecture is hosted by EDDA – Center of Excellence and GET – The Gender Equality Training Programme at the University of Iceland. Chair: Guðmundur Páll Ólafsson, natural scientist and author.
Friday, 12 November, at 15.00, Árnagarði, room 311