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Special Partner Screening: The Age of Stupid

Thursday, 18 June 2009
17:00 - 20:30
21 Palmer Street

The Age of Stupid




The panel:

  • Will Hutton, executive vice chair, The Work Foundation (Chair)
  • Anthony Giddens, author of The Politics of Climate Change (2009)
  • Anthony Smith, management consultant and investor in The Age of Stupid
  • Sir Nicholas Stern, author of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change (2006) 

The film:
The Age of Stupid is a 90-minute film about climate change from the director Franny Armstrong, starring Pete Postlethwaite as a man living alone in the devastated world of 2055, looking back at ‘archive’ footage from 2007 and asking: why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance?

The event:
The Work Foundation invites its partner organisations to a special screening of The Age of Stupid, followed by a panel discussion chaired by Will Hutton which will explore the implications of climate change on society, organisations and individuals.

Climate change has begun to move up the political agenda, but is enough being done? And is growing commitment to green issues compatible with successful businesses and strong job creation? The Age of Stupid is a provocative film about the consequences of inaction.

The panel discussion following the film will attempt to tease out what the implications are of the climate change crisis – especially for organisations and the world of work.

Why you should attend:
This is an opportunity for partner organisations to view an exclusive summer showing of the film The Age of Stupid and to engage in a lively debate around the issue of climate change and the implications this will have for us all.

There will be an opportunity for drinks and debate after the film and panel discussion so we would encourage you to book a place and enjoy an evening with The Work Foundation.

This event is exclusively for partners of The Work Foundation and there is no fee to attend.

To book, or for more information about becoming a partner with The Work Foundation, please contact or 020 7976 3512.

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