Jaipur Literature Festival 2024: Delving Deep into Climate and Environmental Dialogues
From February 1st to 5th, the event will unfold at Hotel Clarks Amer in Jaipur, promising an engaging blend of literary minds, thinkers, and humanitarians.
Jaipur, January 10: The seventeenth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival is all set to immerse attendees in insightful conversations surrounding climate and environmental issues. From February 1st to 5th, the event will unfold at Hotel Clarks Amer in Jaipur, promising an engaging blend of literary minds, thinkers, and humanitarians.
Unveiling The Earth's Unseen Impact: A Conversation with Peter Frankopan and Yuvan Aves
Historian and writer Peter Frankopan's groundbreaking book, The Earth Transformed: An Untold History, uncovers the profound influence of climate change on the rise and fall of civilizations throughout history. Frankopan, in conversation with Yuvan Aves, will shed light on the pivotal role nature has played in shaping our history.
Exploring Coastal Wonders: "Intertidal: A Coast and Marsh Diary" with Yuvan Aves, Robert Macfarlane, and Colin Thubron
In Intertidal: A Coast and Marsh Diary, writer and naturalist Yuvan Aves chronicles two years and three monsoons of deep observations on the coastal and wetland ecosystems. Joining Aves, celebrated author Robert Macfarlane and acclaimed travel writer Colin Thubron will guide us through a journey beyond the boundaries of man, animal, sea, and coast.
Post-COP28 Analysis: Global Strategies for a Fossil-Free Future
Panelists Hervé Delphin, Philip Green, May-Elin Stener, Jeff Goodell, and Shyam Saran will dissect the outcomes of COP28, discussing the pathways toward an equitable transition beyond fossil fuels. The session aims to move beyond policy discussions to tangible global solidarity and determined actions.
Year of the Camel: Conversations with Ilse Köhler-Rollefson and Yuvan Aves
Exploring the significance of 2024 as the 'International Year of Camelids,' scientists Ilse Köhler-Rollefson and Yuvan Aves will discuss the vital role of camels in preserving ecosystems and sustaining livelihoods worldwide.
Big Cats and Conservation Tales: A Dialogue with Gargi Rawat and Arefa Tehsin
News anchor Gargi Rawat and nature activist Arefa Tehsin will delve into the enchanting world of big cats, particularly the Bengal Tiger, discussing conservation efforts and the mystique surrounding these majestic creatures.
The Sacred Trees of India: A Conversation with Louise Fowler-Smith, Pradip Krishen, and Mridula Ramesh
Louise Fowler-Smith, Pradip Krishen, and Mridula Ramesh will explore the sacred trees of India, discussing their role in countering deforestation and fostering ecological sustainability.
AI for Good: Navigating the Climate of Change with Marcus du Sautoy and David Sandalow
Examining the intersection of artificial intelligence and environmental challenges, Marcus du Sautoy and David Sandalow will analyze the positive and negative impacts of using AI to address climate change.
Cherishing our Pale Blue Dot: Visionaries Mukesh Bansal, Amitabh Kant, Neelkanth Mishra, and Vishnu Som
Entrepreneurs, writers, and technocrats Mukesh Bansal, Amitabh Kant, Neelkanth Mishra, and Vishnu Som will explore our changing world, emphasizing the importance of cherishing our planet and our role in the cosmos.
Scorched Earth: Lessons from Nature - A Panel with Siddharth Srikanth, Peter Frankopan, Jeff Goodell, and Gargi Rawat
Examining climate change beyond temperature rise, the panel will weave through history and current politics, drawing lessons from the past to understand the impact of the climate crisis on our present and future.
Chasing Sustainability: Policy, Industry, and the Environment - A Discussion with Mridula Ramesh, Amitabh Kant, Sumant Sinha, and Siddarth Shrikanth
Exploring the global efforts to mitigate climate change, the panel will highlight the leadership, solutions, and ambitious actions driving the transition to a more sustainable and climate-resilient global economy.
Migrants Across Time: A Dialogue with Sam Miller, Sureshkumar Muthukumaran, and Aarathi Prasad
Authors Sam Miller, Sureshkumar Muthukumaran, and Aarathi Prasad will explore human and crop migrations across time, unraveling the interconnectedness of the world and its unique ecological, cultural, and social fabric.