Event

'Climate Crisis: Our Relationship With Nature' at Swarthmore College

Amazon rainforest area in Acre. Deforestation points are easily identifiable by satellite imagery along the roads. Image by Marcio Pimenta. Brazil, 2019. 

Amazon rainforest area in Acre. Deforestation points are easily identifiable by satellite imagery along the roads. Image by Marcio Pimenta. Brazil, 2019. 

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 4:30PM to 6:30PM
Kohlberg Hall, Scheuer Room
500 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA 19081
United States
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Pulitzer Center grantee Marcio Pimenta will visit Swarthmore College on Thursday, February 20, 2020, to present his recent reporting on climate change.

During his lecture, Pimenta will discuss "Stress Nexus," his recent documentary and artistic exploration. The film studies our civilization during times of climate change.

The Pulitzer Center has previously supported Pimenta's work in the Brazilian and Peruvian Amazon. His projects have focused on activism by Indigenous people in the Amazon and the fire outbreaks of 2019.

Pimenta is a freelance photojournalist based in Brazil. His photographs have appeared in National GeographicRolling StoneThe Guardian, and El País, among other outlets. 

Holly Piepenburg, Pulitzer Center outreach coordinator, joins Pimenta for the visit. 

This event is organized with the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility at Swarthmore College, a Pulitzer Center Campus Consortium partner.  For more details, click here.