The climate crisis illustrates the complex interaction of different actors in the democratic system. The BOKU Sustainability Day on 7 November 2023 dealt with the topic "Democracy in the Climate Crisis – Collective Effectiveness and Active Responsibility". The event offered a rich program featuring a panel discussion with Federal Minister Leonore Gewessler, a climate poetry slam and much more. Recordings and further materials are available.
On 7 November 2023, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) tackled the pressing theme of "Democracy in the Climate Crisis". The event featured diverse perspectives on the topic through workshops, a Climate Poetry Slam, a panel discussion and Pecha Kucha presentations. Federal Minister Leonore Gewessler participated in the panel discussion, making it a significant highlight.
The day showcased the interconnectedness of politics, science, media, and society, emphasizing collective efforts. Participants, including sustainability initiatives and nominees for the BOKU Sustainability Prize 2023, presented solutions and positive examples.
Open to all, the event drew a diverse crowd, highlighting the shared concern for climate action. BOKU Sustainability Day 2023 was a resounding success, igniting meaningful discourse and inspiring united action in the face of the climate crisis.