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Building Resilience in the Face of Climate and Biodiversity Breakdown

“Building Personal, Community and National Resilience in the Face of Climate and Biodiversity Breakdown”
Green Foundation Ireland and Feasta invite you to participate in the above afternoon IN-PERSON Workshop from 15:00 to 17:00 (Irish time) on Thursday afternoon 18 January 2024 in The Great Hall, Tailors’ Hall, 8 Back Lane, The Liberties, Dublin, D08 X2A3.

As always at our events, an important part will be the Q&A session which will allow full participation by those attending.

John is a family psychotherapist, adjunct professor at the UCD School of Psychology and author of 25 parenting and mental health books and programmes. He is co-founder of the Parents Plus Charity and an Irish Times Health columnist. John has written widely on the psychological factors that inform our collective response to the climate/biodiversity crisis, as well as steps we can take towards action.

He also is a member of the Feasta environmental charity and co-leader of the ‘Resilience and Well-Being Group’, as well as being interested in regenerative farming and agroforestry, and is a member of the Leitrim Sustainable Farming Group.

From climate breakdown and biodiversity extinction to resource scarcity and political/ economic instability, humanity is facing a series of interrelated and worsening crises. In this Workshop, John Sharry will describe how we can understand and face up to these crises so as to build personal, community and national resilience.

The Workshop will be interactive and supportive, allowing time for discussion and sharing of perspectives and ideas. For more information on the content, please see the discussion paper and the Changing World, Changing Minds series of articles in The Irish Times.

Tailors’ Hall is situated at 8 Back Lane, The Liberties, Dublin, D08 X2A3 – here is a map to help you locate it.

Tailors’ Hall can be easily reached by public transport, with many buses serving close by. There are also Dublin Bike stations nearby should you wish to use them.

While admission is FREE to this event, you MUST register beforehand as places are extremely limited.

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