It’s easy to think globally and act locally and feel stupidly when you see all the work you’ve done as an individual about environmental issues become undone by corporations and their endless cavalcade of earthfucking. So how do you stop feeling so sick and sad all the time about it? Author Naomi Klein — in conversation with Aquilina Soriano Versoza, executive director of the Pilipino Workers Center — will unveil the latest developments in the energized environmental activist movement, most eloquently crystallized in Klein’s new book On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal ($27, Simon & Schuster).

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Westwood; Wed., Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m.; free. (310) 443-7000, hammer.ucla.edu.