Is Climate Change the Biggest Environmental Concern?
A nuanced conversation with lifelong environmental activist, Michael Shellenberger

Michael Shellenberger

Founder & President, Environmental Progress

July 20, 2020 11:00 AM    Webinar

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Join us for a discussion on the future of climate activism with Michael Shellenberger, a leading energy, security and environmental expert named “Hero of the Environment” by Time magazine. While Shellenberger  has been a lifelong environmental activist,  he now argues that “climate alarmism” is distracting us from dealing with important environmental problems, including those that led to the current coronavirus pandemic. He posits, while climate change is real, it is not the end of the world nor even the biggest environmental challenge we face.


Shellenberger’s new book Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, provides extensively researched argument for a rational approach to the environmental issues facing humankind. The conversation will address climate alarmism and the future of climate activism — but it will also parse out the environmental concerns Shellenberger is most concerned by, and the steps he suggests we all should be taking to combat these threats.

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Michael Shellenberger is the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He advises policymakers around the world, including in the U.S., Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Belgium.