Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, climate activist
E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues
“Roots of Revolution”
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is a powerful voice in the global youth-led environmental movement. From the age of 6, Martinez has spoken around the world, from the Rio+20 United Nations Summit to the General Assembly at the UN. A musician and activist, he is also known as a fashion model, philanthropist and cross-cultural icon.
Lectures are streamed online at http://enthompson.unl.edu, and are available on Lincoln City and Education TV channels and University of Nebraska–Lincoln KRNU radio 90.3 FM.
The E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues is a cooperative project of the Cooper Foundation, Lied Center for Performing Arts, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln. It was established in 1988 with the purpose of bringing a diversity of viewpoints on international and public policy issues to the university and people of Nebraska to promote understanding and encourage debate.