2011-01-10 Sustainable Prosperity
We face serious environmental problems. People are looking for answers in a green economic future.
Can the Earth support an ever-growing economy? Can we shift to ‘green growth’, for a healthier environment and economy? What would it look like?
Participants include four globally prominent economic experts:
- Peter Victor, author of Managing Without Growth: Slower By Design, Not Disaster, and a faculty member at York University
- Tim Jackson, author of Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet, and economics commissioner with the UK Sustainable Development Commission
- Richard Lipsey, one of Canada’s pre-eminent economists, and author of Economic Transformations: General Purpose Technologies and Long Term Economic Growth (winner of the 2006 Schumpeter Prize)
- Paul Ekins, author of Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability: The Prospects for Green Growth ,and chair of the UK Green Fiscal Commission
The event will take place Thursday, January 20th, 2011 at 7:00 pm.
Information on registration coming soon.