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Nature, the climate crisis, and us: Are we at the point of no return?

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Torino, Italy

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September 26th at 18:30 in your time zone

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Scientists have warned us for several decades about the effects that global warming could have on the planet, its ecosystems, and our own lives.

Today, we can see and feel these effects more clearly than even before, no matter where on Earth we live. Climate change is undeniable and is already having serious consequences for human communities, our economies, and nature as a whole, from the fish in the sea to meadow grasses, pollinators, and thirsty soils.

The first alarm bells went unheeded and now we are out of time: We have no choice but to confront climate change head on. If we look honestly at the risks that face the Earth’s inhabitants and ecosystems, we see that it is time for a decisive change in perspective and in the way we manage the common goods on which we all rely.


  • Filippo Giorgi is an international expert on climate modeling and the study of the effects of climate change on society. He was involved in drafting the first five reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on climate change and its impacts, and served as deputy director of IPCC Working Group 1 (physical sciences) from 2002-2008. He is head of the Earth System Physics section at the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. In 2018, he published the book L’uomo e la farfalla: 6 domande su cui riflettere per comprendere I cambiamenti climatici (Man and the butterfly: 6 questions to ponder to understand climate change).
  • Sara Segantin is 25 years old and is a writer, reporter and Ambassador for the European Climate Pact. She collaborates with Geo – Rai3 for reports and in-depth investigations related to sustainability and climate justice. She is the author of STEPS. Giovani alpinisti su antichi sentieri (STEPS. Young mountaineers on ancient trails); Non siamo eroi (We are not heroes).

This event is free and open to all who are interested. To participate, please book a spot on the website (just click on the “Register” button on the event page and leave your email address). We recommend arriving at the Arena 10 minutes before the start of the event. The organizers reserve the right to reassign your seat if you are not present within 5 minutes of the start.

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is presented by Slow Food, the City of Turin, and the Piedmont Region. We look forward to seeing you at Parco Dora in Turin from Thursday, September 26 – Monday, September 30. Through food, we can rediscover ourselves as part of nature. #TerraMadre2024.

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Piemonte – Torino - Parco Dora, Parco Dora – Joannah Stutchbury Arena
Ingresso Corso Mortara - Torino (Italy)
GPS: 45.0901115, 7.672939

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