Environmental Challenges & The Donut Economy
The Climate Change Project Week at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, which started yesterday, continued today as scheduled without a hitch. Day 2 was filled with more serious activities and comprised of the first part of the Summit simulation/game. In the morning, students from Apeldoorn, Amsterdam and Munich listened to 2 lectures which were streamed from the Amsterdam Campus. The first lecture was given by Senior Lecturer Amy Abdou who presented and discussed the topic on 'Environmental Challenges and Concerns, Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership for the 21st Century'. The succeeding lecture was given by Mattijs Maris, Project Manager of Amsterdam City Hall, who presented the topic on 'The Donut Economy and the Case for Waste Transformers'.
Following that, students were placed into teams that represent countries and regions of the world. They were tasked to prepare their 'climate change manifesto' which should comprise of the actions they are aiming and prepared to take, however the economic impact that these may have. With such a big task ahead of them, team members worked tirelessly and seriously throughout the afternoon, in preparation for the big day on Friday - the WUAS Climate Change Summit 2021 Simulation Role Play. These pictures capture their discussion moments.