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Saturday, October 20 • 9:49am - 10:14am
One Earth: Envisioning a Future where Humanity and Nature Coexist and Thrive
Introduction by Kenny Ausubel, Bioneers CEO and founder

With contributions from scientists and partners around the world, One Earth, an initiative of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF), has developed a bold, new plan to avert a climate crisis and protect our biosphere. Justin Winters, LDF's Executive Director, explains the three goals humanity needs to achieve by 2050: Transform our energy systems to 100% clean, renewable energy; Protect, connect and restore 50% of our lands and seas; and Shift to regenerative, carbon-negative agriculture globally. At the heart of this effort is a new map of the world called the Global Safety Net, which shows what the world could look like if we achieve these three goals. This vision of a world where both nature and humanity coexist and thrive can only be achieved if activists and communities around the world are connected and strengthened with the resources and solutions to make this global transformation a reality. One Earth is accelerating this transformation through innovative science, radical tools for collaboration, and creative storytelling that will inspire and galvanize our society into action.

Introduced By
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Kenny Ausubel

Founder and CEO, Bioneers
Kenny Ausubel, CEO and founder (in 1990) of Bioneers, is an award-winning social entrepreneur, journalist, author and filmmaker. Co-founder and first CEO of the organic seed company, Seeds of Change, his film (and companion book) Hoxsey: When Healing Becomes a Crime helped influence... Read More →

Keynote Speakers
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Justin Winters

Executive Director, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
Justin Winters, Executive Director of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (dedicated to ensuring the long-term health and wellbeing of all Earth's inhabitants by building climate resiliency, protecting wildlife and restoring balance to ecosystems and communities), has successfully built... Read More →


Saturday October 20, 2018 9:49am - 10:14am
Veterans Memorial Auditorium (VMA)