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Space Café Recap “Moriba’s Vox Populi 09” on Space Environmentalism and Thoughts on the Movie “Don’t Look Up”

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 09” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about space environmentalism, thoughts on the movie “Don’t Look Up” – its potential for outreach while also showing some scientific inaccuracies and what it will take for humanity to take action with

  • Aaron Boley, Co-Director of The Outer Space Institute
  • Angela Mathis, Chief Executive of ThinkTank Maths Limited
  • Prof. Annette Lee, Professor of Astronomy & Physics at St. Cloud State University, Honorary/Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in the Centre for Astrophysics, Professional Visual Artist.
  • Diana Klochkova, Branding and Communications at Privateer Space
  • Diana Umpierre, Organizing Representative at Sierra Club and former Board Member at International Dark-Sky Association
  • Jacqui Hoover, President of the Hawaii Leeward Planning and Exec Director and COO of Hawaii Island Economic Development Board (HIEDB)
  • Thomas Reemer, Founding Partner and Co-CEO at Space Hero

Moriba’s Vox Populi is a disruptor in the current growing ocean of webcasts! In the discussing they try to address:

  • What did people take away from the movie “Don’t Look Up”?
  • Are there any parallels between “Don’t Look Up” and our space debris and traffic problems?
  • What needs to happen for people to take positive action toward solving the space debris and traffic problems?
  • Can we learn anything from indigenous people and if so, what?
  • Is there a way to recruit empathy from humanity toward space problems and if so, how?
  • How do we effectively communicate what we stand to lose if we get this wrong?

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He also answered relevant questions from the audience and got the people a voice on stage.

This Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 09”, held on 10 February 2022. The Space Cafè series is SpaceWatch.Global’s innovative webinar platform featuring global space experts.

The next  Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 10” will be on 7 April 2022 – you can register here.

SpaceWatch.Global is a Europe-based digital magazine and portal for those interested in space and the far-reaching impact of the space sector.

Our complete session can be seen here:

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