26 Nov Graciela Chichilnisky to attend UNSW Australia on December 11, 2013
Graciela Chichilnisky to join the world’s leading thinkers at UNSW Australia for its “Limits to Growth: Beyond the Point of Inflexion” conversation. LIMITS TO GROWTH SYMPOSIUM 11 December 2013, 9:00-5:30 Parade Theatre, National Institute of Dramatic Art Is economic growth forever sustainable? What impact would a stagnant or declining population have on GDP? Can mathematical models guide policy makers in answering these questions? What is the strategic plan for planet Earth? The world’s leading thinkers address these questions Graciela Chichilnisky Professor of Economics, Columbia University, architect of the carbon credit emissions trading market underlying the Kyoto protocol, author of The Economics of Climate Change. Ross Gittins AM Economics Editor, Sydney Morning Herald, author of Gittins’ Gospel and The Happy Economist. Clive Hamilton AM FRSA Professor of Public Ethics, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, author of Growth Fetish and Earthmasters. Peter Harper Deputy Australian Statistician for the Population, Labour and Social Statistics Group at the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Chair of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental Economic Accounting. Ken Henry AC FASSA Economist, Former Secretary of the Department of Treasury. Graeme Maxton Economist, Fellow of the International Club of Rome, author of The End of Progress. Jørgen Randers Professor of Climate Strategy, BI Norwegian Business School,co- author of Limits to Growth and author of 2052. Peter Victor Professor in Environmental Studies, York University, author of Managing without Growth Peter Cosier Director, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists.