Severn Cullis-Suzuki: ‘We live in a time of revolution.’

If you want to be relevant in the twenty-first century society you have to throw away that old-school way of doing things. Otherwise you will be left behind.

Severn Cullis-Suzuki, environmental activist
Full version‘We are living in revolutionary times,’ says Severn Cullis-Suzuki, the young woman who in 1992 silenced the United Nations at age 12 with her moving and confrontational speech, and is now married with a native Haida and mother of two children. Severn talks about the lack of progress there’s been since her speech, and the political crisis we’re in the middle of right now, but also about how change is happening all around us: ‘Now is the time to get things moving.’ And if we don’t? ‘Then you’re going to miss the boat.’

No time for all the answers and insights? Watch the abridged version.

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