Daniel Sherrell is an organiser in the American climate movement. He has led successful campaigns to phase out coal-fired power plants, to divest millions of dollars from the fossil fuel industry and to pass a Green New Deal bill for New York, legislation that the New York Times called “one of the world’s most ambitious climate plans”. He currently serves as Campaign Director for the Climate Jobs National Resource Center, where he works with labor unions across the United States to combat climate change and reverse income inequality. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship in creative writing and is a regular contributor to the Guardian. He is the author of Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World (2021, Penguin Random House), which was named one of the 20 Best Nonfiction Books of the Year by Publishers Weekly.
Join us as Melbourne Jewish Book Week presents In Our Nature – an opening night of original storytelling featuring writers, musicians and performers live on stage at Melbourne’s Memo Hall. Travel to landscapes near and far, real and imagined, thriving and disappearing. Meet creatures of flight, fur, and fancy from places urban and remote, vast…
What can writers and stories contribute in our collective response to climate change? In what direction do they point us? Rebecca Forgasz (moderator), Danielle Celermajer, Daniel Sherrell, Mireille Juchau