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THE RIGHT TO BE COLD event at the Nobel Conference with Sheila Watt-Cloutier

When Sep 25, 2019
from 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 W College Ave., Saint Peter, MN 56082
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The Right to Be Cold (Sheila Watt-Cloutier)Sheila Watt-Cloutier will be at the Nobel Conference at Gustavus Adolphus College on Wednesday, September 25 at 9:30 a.m. for a lecture and signing of her book, The Right to Be Cold: One Woman's Fight to Protect the Arctic and and Save the Planet from Climate Change.

 

The Right to Be Cold is Sheila Watt-Cloutier’s memoir of growing up in the Arctic reaches of Quebec. It is the human story of life on the front lines of climate change, told by a woman who rose from humble beginnings to become one of the most influential Indigenous environmental, cultural, and human rights advocates in the world.

 

"No one writes about the Arctic with more authority than Sheila Watt-Cloutier. Part memoir and part call to arms, The Right to Be Cold is an essential addition to the literature of climate change." —Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History


"Sheila Watt-Cloutier’s personal stories put a cultural face and human voice on climate change, connecting the reader through her passion and heart. She gracefully communicates the ethical imperative that encourages the move from understanding to action. I am indebted to her for making this issue come alive for people through this remarkable book." —Will Steger, polar explorer, author, and founder of Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy

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