Is This Planet Earth’s Dying Century?
As a part of her solo exhibition The Lost Planet at the Unit X art space in London, philanthropist and artist Natalia Kapchuk hosts a panel discussion “Is This Planet Earth’s Dying Century?” on 19 October 2021, with the support of FprBuro Communications Agency. Among the guest speakers and experts were former Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Politician Barry Gardiner MP, Director of The Royal Geographical Society Professor Joe Smith, Director of Philanthropy at Earthwatch Europe Dr. Neil Bailey, and Assistant Director of Plastic Oceans Europe Juan Castaño Vilas. The moderator for the panel was TV presenter and BBC journalist, Samantha Simmonds.
The panel discussion spoke to the pressing problems plaguing the Earth as exemplified by heightened media awareness due to environmental calamities that have seen an increase in recent years. The panelist expounded on a range of topics that include:
• Global warming
• Waste disposal
• The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference
• The role of China
• Ozone layer depletion
• Loss of biodiversity
and many more.