Bill McKibben, American environmentalist, author and journalist who has written extensively on the impact of global warming, heads 350.org, which recently organised the People’s Climate March in New York, attended by an estimated 400,000 people. McKibben is the winner of the 2013 Gandhi Prize, Right Livelihood Award or the Alternative Nobel, and the Thomas Merton Prize.
Inviting you to participate in the Climate महा सत्संग (Maha-Satsang) A part of Indian Youth Climate Network’s ‘Climate Catalysts 2014‘ event Dates: 30th August & 31st August, 2014. Time: 09:30- 18:30 Venue: Paradigm Shift, 8, 80 Feet Road, 4th Block, Koramangala (Bangalore) About the event: The primary focus of the workshops is on students and
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One-day workshop: Charting a course towards a sustainable, equitable and peaceful society Venue: Cerana Foundation, Hyderabad Day: Sunday, 13 July, 2014 Time: 9 am to 6 pm About the workshop: We face one tilting point–environmental degradation and two tipping points–climate change and peak oil. Environmental degradation has already ruined the lives of many people in
Cerana Foundation recently hosted “Civilizational Collapses – Causes & Consequences”, a talk by Vidyadhar Gadgil on Saturday, 15 March, 2014. This is part of a dialogue they have been having on questions related to Peak Oil, (un)sustainable development and the future of human society. Gadgil is a graduate of TISS, Mumbai, and has worked as a journalist and university teacher.
Cerana Foundation, Hyderabad recently hosted a talk on the topic ‘Amartya Sen and Ecological Economics‘, delivered by Mark Lindley, academic and author. To view a video recording of the talk, click below. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUIj4iHINR4&w=560&h=315] Synopsis: Distinctive features of main three phases of 20th-century economic theory were: (1) positing two basic factors of production (labour, capital),
Note: Sagar Dhara, one of the founder-members of the Peak Oil India group, will coordinate the session on energy at this upcoming conference at Aligarh Muslim University. Brainstorming session What is our share of energy in nature? How should we distribute it? Search for a roadmap to a sustainable, equitable and peaceful human society 27-28 Dec 2013,
The Third Curve, a new book by Mansoor Khan is just out. More info on the book, the author and event schedule can be found at: www.mansoorkhan.net. To watch a video of a TEDx Talk by Mansoor, click here Press release October 2013: Actor Aamir Khan, hosted the launch of his cousin, Mansoor Khan’s book, The Third Curve