Colin Beavan is among the world’s best known spokespeople on environmental issues, consumerism and human quality of life. His writing, speaking, consulting and activism have encouraged tens of thousands of people to examine their lives to discover what’s really important to them. He is the author of How to Be Alive: A Guide to the Kind of Happiness that Helps the World and No Impact Man. Colin is the executive director of the No Impact Project, the author of the book and the subject of the documentary No Impact Man, a 350.org “Messenger,” a dharma teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen, and a board member of Transportation Alternatives. He was the Green Party’s candidate for a seat in the United States House of Representatives in the 2012 electoral race for New York’s 8th Congressional district. He holds a PhD from the University of Liverpool and is the author of two books previous to No Impact Man.
NYI Eco Sangha is delighted to welcome our special guest, Colin Beavan, the author of How to Be Alive: A Guide to the Kind of Happiness that Helps the World and No Impact Man. Drawing upon his experience as a writer, speaker, consultant, and activist, he will share his work on waking people up, on both individual and collective levels, regarding environmental issues, consumerism, and the human quality of life.