Activism - a road to change society and business? Giuseppe Delmestri and Daniel Gratzer in Conversation
In this episode, we are happy to welcome two exciting guests who engage in climate activism. Giuseppe Delmestri is professor for Change Management and Management Development at WU Vienna, he co-founded Scientists for Future and is also active for Extinction Rebellion. Together with Daniel Gratzer from Fridays For Future Austria, he discusses the importance of grassroots movements for sustainable development. In addition, they discuss how climate and social movements can be organised and talk about their takes on what is needed for adequate climate action.
Below we provide you with links to interesting sources on Daniel and Giuseppe’s takes on climate activism!
// The book recommendations:
From What Is to What If. Unleashing the Power of Imagination to Create the Future We Want by Rob Hopkins: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/51525845-from-what-is-to-what-if
Humankind. A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/humankind-9781408898932/
Das große Welttheater by Philipp Blom: https://www.hanser-literaturverlage.de/buch/das-grosse-welttheater/978-3-552-05980-1/
// Find more information here:
Giuseppe Delmestri’s blog: https://delmestri.blog/author/gdelmestri/
Giuseppe Delmestri as WU Researcher of the Month: https://www.wu.ac.at/en/research/wu-researchers/rom20/giuseppe-delmestri
Interview of Daniel Gratzer on climate councils in SOCIETY: https://www.society.at/klima-buergerinnenraete-ein-gegenseitiges-zuhoeren/
Fridays for Future Austria: https://fridaysforfuture.at/
Scientists for Future Austria: https://at.scientists4future.org/
Extinction Rebellion Austria: https://xrebellion.at/