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The presentation, hosted by the Centre for Citizenship, Development and Human Rights and the Institute for Citizenship and Globalization, will feature acclaimed ecological economist Dr Philip Lawn.
Dr Lawn has authored and edited seven books and has written and co-written over 40 journal articles in the area of ecological economics. His most recent book is the Ecological Economics of Climate Change.
In this book Dr Lawn argues that the climate change dilemma is a problem within a much larger context and will only be resolved successfully if addressed within the context of the broader goal of sustainable development.
“To resolve the climate change dilemma, many believe that a global emissions protocol must be negotiated with the aim of stabilising greenhouse gases at no more than 450 parts-per-million (ppm) of CO2-equivalent,” he says.
“But more is required than this to deal with climate change and to promote the broader goal of sustainable development.”
Dr Lawn argues it is also necessary to:
The presentation will be held at Deakin University Burwood Campus on Tuesday 13th April.