September 25, 2008

Speaker: Eric Roston and James Gustave Speth

Eric Roston - Duke University, The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Author of The Carbon Age: How Life’s Core Element Has Become Civilization’s Greatest Threat

James Gustave Speth - Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Author of The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability

Science has never carried greater promise for our lives than it does today. Yet some technologies that power prosperity now show a perilous side. A distinguished science journalist and an environmental
visionary grapple with these conflicting realities.

Sponsored by the Center for Global Ethics, George Mason University

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