Der Studiengang Erneuerbare Energien und Umwelttechnik setzt sich in Lehre und Forschung für den Schutz des Klimas und der Umwelt ein.

«Planet: Critical» live @OST

March 22, 2023, OST – Ostschweizer Fachhochschule Rapperswil: Join us for an evening with Rachel Donald and other prominent climate and sustainability experts. We will try to make sense of the crisis facing humanity and discuss solutions.

Die britische Klimajournalistin Rachel Donald hat den Podcast Planet: Critical gegründet.

Planet: Critical – Making Sense of the Crisis

Rachel Donald - climate corruption journalist and the creator of the «Planet: Critical» podcast - will give her view on why we are destroying the Earth and what can be done about it. Having spent over two years talking to economists, scientists, philosophers and climate activists, she has gathered a unique perspective on the crises facing humanity. Her insights are essential if we want to get out of the current mess.

When: March 22, 2023, at 17:10
Where: OST – Ostschweizer Fachhochschule, Rapperswil

Refreshments will be served after the event. 

Rachel’s talk will be followed by a panel discussion with the following guests: 

Graeme Maxton – economist, author, and former Secretary General of the Club of Rome
Irmi Seidl – professor, director of Economics and Social Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
Elimar Frank– professor of Energy Management and Sustainability, OST – Ostschweizer Fachhochschule
Rolf Wüstenhagen – professor of Management of Renewable Energies, University of St. Gallen

Moderation: Henrik Nordborg, Programme Director Renewable Energies and Environmental Engineering, OST – Ostschweizer Fachhochschule

There will be ample time to ask questions during the event, either directly or via We are looking forward to a lively discussion.

Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to continue conversations over a drink.  

The event is supported by: