Displacement, climate change and disasters - before screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild

Get to grips with the links between climate change, disasters and displacement – before coming to a screening of Beasts of the Southern Wild

Event - talk Festival Saturday
Tyneside Cinema, 10, Pilgrim Street, Grainger Town, Newcastle upon Tyne Map

Film festival

This event as part of the world’s first film festival dedicated to climate linked migration

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Explore some of the issue raised in Beasts of the Southern Wild.Climate change threatens to play havoc with the kinds of disasters we face. On a warmer we can expect to see new patterns of sudden disasters unfolding. Disasters already displace millions of people every year. However, in several decades time we may be facing unseen patterns of disasters that could displace many more. This talk explores several natural disasters and the stories of the people who were displaced by them. It also looks at the evidence linking climate change and future patterns of disasters.

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