Rebecca Solnit: Not Too Late, A Climate Book Talk

by Graduate Division Staff
Monday, May 22, 2023 10:26 AM

On June 2 at 7pm, The 2035 Initiative will offer an event featuring writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit. Solnit joins Dr. Leah Stokes and Nikayla Jefferson for a conversation about Not Too Late, a new anthology edited by Solnit that changes the climate story from despair to possibility. Solnit is the author of twenty books on a variety of topics, including feminism, the environment, western and Indigenous history, politics, and art. After the conversation, there will be a book signing with Rebecca Solnit. This event will be held in Corwin Pavilion.

Dr. Leah Stokes is the Anton Vonk associate professor at UC Santa Barbara, an adviser to Rewiring America and a host of the podcast “A Matter of Degrees.” She is a policy expert with nearly two decades of experience working on climate and energy, including championing a federal Clean Electricity Standard.

Nikayla Jefferson is a Political Science PhD student at UC Santa Barbara, where she researches American environmental politics and social movements. She also co-founded the Sunrise Movement San Diego in 2019.