Under the Dome: Film Screening & Discussion
- 18:30 - 21:00
- 海沃氏, 上海
The World Health Organization ranks air pollution as the top global threat to human health (link), and over 90% of the world's population is said to be living in extremely polluted conditions.
Join GIGA, creators of RESET, a global healthy building certification program, and Green Initiatives - an environmental education + action focused social enterprise based in Shanghai, for a special screening of Under the Dome, one of the most impactful films made on the devastating health and environmental impacts of air pollution.
This film screening is made possible through the support of the Singapore Sustainability Academy and Mann + Hummel. Film screening will be followed by a short discussion with experts and practitioners from the air quality space.
About the Film
During her year-long research for this self-financed film, Chai Jing visited London and Los Angeles to see how other countries have reduced air pollution through a combination of technology and law enforcement.
China’s efforts, Chai argues, are hampered by weak laws, lax enforcement, overreliance on coal, corruption, industries that set their own pollution standards and a disempowered population. Initially supported by senior officials in the Ministry of Environmental Protection, the documentary was viewed online by an estimated 200 to 300 million people across the Chinese-speaking world in a single week before it was censored.
- 18:30-19:00 Registrations & networking
- 19:00-19:10 Introduction to the event
- 19:10-20:45 Film screening
- 20:45-21:30 Discussions & networking
About the Organizations
GIGA combines the development of building standards with cloud software to increase the accessibility of healthy buildings globally.
RESET™ Air is the world’s first sensor-based, performance-driven building certification program where indoor air quality is monitored and measured in real-time. RESET™ Air is comprised of comprehensive standards for hardware or sensor performance, installation, maintenance and data communication.
Green Initiatives is a social enterprise based in Shanghai since 2009 that focuses on environmental education and solutions-focused projects to engage the local community and corporate in eco-learning and positive action.
Mann + Hummel provides clean air solutions for indoor spaces that combine world-leading filtration expertise, engineering innovation and a deep commitment to the well-being of our customers.
Singapore Sustainability Academy is the first major People, Public and Private (3P) ground-up initiative in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Singapore’s national goals to tackle climate change.
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