Tanya in front of the Earth and Mars with the text "How does going to Mars help us here on Earth?"

Solving Earth’s Climate Crisis Through Exploring Mars (SXSW 2024 Panel Picker)

A Martian Environmentalist (Dr. Tanya Harrison, aka “Tanya of Mars”) and Earth Scientist (Dr. Raha Hakimdavar, formerly of NASA) 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.

Vote for this fireside chat to appear at SXSW 2024 here: https://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/143992

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