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A Sea-Change for Climate Change? The Economic, Political, and Ethical Consequences of Global Warming

The widespread concern over the consequences of climate change has led to increasing engagement by both campaigning associations and policy-makers in tackling this issue. What is apparent is that - in addition to its material consequences - climate change is also likely to reshape the way we conceive the economic structure of our domestic and worldwide relations, our political institutions, and justice around the world.

After the successful event held last year on 'Can globalisation Make Poverty History?', this year's is the second event organised by CSGR - in conjunction with the World Development Movement - in which members of the academic community and of civil society organisations meet to discuss topical issues in an open, accessible, and critical way. The speakers will bring to the debate their perspectives from the economic, political, ethical, and historic angle.

Speakers

Jean-François 'Jeff' Mouhot (Birmingham University, Research Fellow in Modern History)

Peter Newell (CSGR, Warwick University, Senior Scientist on the Political Economy of Global Environmental Governance)

Andrew Sentance (CSGR, Warwick University, Senior Scientist on the Political Economy of Climate Change)

Benedict Southworth (World Development Movement, Director)

Venue and Time

The event will take place on 1st May 2007.

Meeting point: Concourse of Social Studies Building at 6.00pm for Tea. The building is located between the Library and the Arts Centre in Warwick University Central Campus (Building 53 on the map) .

Talks and discussion: Room L4 in the Science Concourse from 6.30pm. This is reachable from across the Library bridge (Building 10 on the map).

 

Coordinated by Gianluca Grimalda (CSGR, Warwick University) and Jo Rathbone (World Development Movement, Coventry Group)

You can read information on the speakers and their affiliation by clicking on the links provided.