Sustainability Series: The Great Transition

Wednesday | September 27, 2023
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Location: Rines Auditorium
Audience: Adults

Top left: headshot of Nick Fuller Googins; top right: the cover of "The Great Transition," a novel by Nick Fuller Googins; bottom left: headshot of Anna Wright; bottom right: headshot of Dr. Dave Reidmiller

How do we imagine and predict our climate future amid so much change and uncertainty? How do different perspectives inform those predictions?

Join author Nick Fuller Googins, whose new speculative novel The Great Transition is out now, as he leads a discussion on these questions and more. Googins will be joined by Ania Wright of Maine Youth for Climate Justice and the Sierra Club, and Dr. Dave Reidmiller, Director of the Climate Center at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute.

The panel will discuss how novelists, scientists, and activists imagine our future, how and whether those visions are in concert or in conflict, and what we can all take away from imagining what is to come.

About the Series » Portland’s Sustainability Series

Portland’s Sustainability Series is co-hosted by the Portland Public Library and the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative. Sustainability is the endurance of systems and processes through time. The Portland Sustainability Series presents a diversity of speakers to share different aspects of the work moving Maine to greater endurance and sustainability. Please join us as we engage in these important issues and conversations!


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