Climate Change Needs Inner Change

10nov3:00 pm5:00 pmClimate Change Needs Inner ChangeDiscussion, sharing and reflection on creating a climate-friendly lifestyle that builds happiness and inner strength.Glasgow Unitarian Church, 72, Berkeley Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, G3 7DS3:00 pm - 5:00 pm OrganiserInner Space ManchesterEvent TypeWorkshop & Training

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About Climate Change Needs Inner Change 

In this workshop, we look at our lifestyles and behavioural structures that harm the earth and the climate in particular. 

The first step is to understand the chain of effects of our consumer behaviour. Building on this we look at personal reasons leading to behaviour more deeply. 

Why do we, as actually “rational” people, destroy our own living space?   

What understanding and awareness have we lost?   

What really makes us happy? 

We will discuss these questions in small groups and compile in the plenary how we can live in a climate-friendly and at the same time happy way. 

About the facilitators

Carolin Fraude, Coordinator of Brahma Kumaris Center in Berlin

Carolin works for the transdisciplinary research group AMA (A Mindset for the Anthropocene) at the IASS Potsdam. She holds a Diploma in Education Science and studied philosophy, social science and psychology at the FU Berlin. Her research interests include design of processes and spaces engaging with people’s beliefs, values, worldviews, emotions and motivations, understood as leverage points for transformation towards a sustainable society. Since 1998 Carolin has taught Raja Yoga meditation. She co-leads the BK Center in Berlin and coordinates BK activities nationally. Since 2013 she has been part of delegations to the UNFCCC and the Commission on the Status of Women.

Ruth Liddle, Events Coordinator of Manchester Inner Space, UK

Ruth is a professional educator with experience teaching in schools and universities in UK, Singapore, Malaysia and South Korea.   As a trainer for Living Values Education, she promoted the development of values-based learning communities leading trainings for parents, caregivers and educators in Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.  Ruth attended COP17, the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban and  COP11, the 2012 Hyderabad Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. Her interest is in building the capacity of people, especially women, to thrive in the face of the climate crisis and serve their families and communities as leaders of change. 

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Please note that this event is in-person at Glasgow Unitarian Church and not online. It will not be recorded.