SXSW 2024

Solving Earth's Climate Crisis Through Exploring Mars


A Martian Environmentalist and Earth Scientist will come together to delve into the connection between space exploration and Earth's climate crisis. This session will reveal how exploring Mars and developing the technology required for humans to survive there can revolutionize our efforts in tackling climate change here on Earth, providing a unique perspective on the positive influence of space exploration and how investing in space science can lead us toward crucial breakthroughs in climate change adaptation and mitigation and creating a more environmentally sustainable society.

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  1. Interplanetary Insights: A fresh perspective on climate change by exploring the connection between space exploration and Earth's climate crisis
  2. Positive Influence of Space Exploration: Inspire attendees with a vision of a harmonious relationship between space exploration and safeguarding Earth
  3. Path to Crucial Breakthroughs: Encourage collaboration between scientific communities to create a more sustainable world



Tanya Harrison, Fellow, Outer Space Institute

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Fireside Chat
  • Track: Climate Change
  • Track 2
  • Level: Beginner

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