From Crisis to Hope: Building Just & Sustainable Communities

Parkland Institute Fall ConferenceA conference about consuming less and valuing people more. Our speakers will explore the implications of a transition to a post-carbon society and how we can and must make this transition in a way that is built on a foundation of social justice. This conference will cover: A Post Carbon Economy, Transportation and Interconnectedness, Governance, Spending Our Time Differently, Where We Live, What We Eat. Join us on Sunday afternoon as participants tackle these issues in small group sessions. Featuring Patrick BondWhy market 'solutions' won't fix climate problems: The case of South Africa Also speaking at the conference:

  • Paul Gunter - Director of Reactor Oversight for Beyond Nuclear
  • Richard Heinberg (by video conference) - Journalist, Author and Faculty, New College of California
  • Mark Anielski - Economist, Author and Educator
  • Stage Left Productions - Socio-Political Performing Arts Theatre Company
  • Bill Phipps - Author and Social Activist
  • Nettie Wiebe - Activist, Professor and Farmer
  • Ann Dale - Canada Research Chair, Trudeau Fellow, Environment and Sustainability, Royal Roads University

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