Catherine Potvin: Halting Deforestation - One Piece of the Climate Mitigation Puzzle [Public Lecture]
McGill University Biology Professor Catherine Potvin, a renowned expert on climate change and tropical-forest ecology, will share insights from her research.
The 5th Edition of UNDER THE WEATHER
The Soil Connection: Eating Meat For the Good of the Planet
a lecture by HOLLY DRESSEL
Best-Selling Author, Teacher, Environmentalist and Researcher
Best-selling author and researcher, Professor Holly Dressel of McGill’s School of the Environment is one of Canada's most recognized names in teaching, environmental studies, health care, economic concerns and aboriginal issues.
No Registration Required
David Owen's The Conundrum is an elegant nonfiction narrative filled with fascinating information and anecdotes takes you through the history of energy and the quest for efficiency. This is a book about the environment that will change how you look at the world. We should not be waiting for some geniuses to invent our way out of the energy and economic crisis we're in. We already have the technology and knowledge we need to live sustainably. But will we do it?
That is the conundrum.
Interested in urban sustainability skills and systems design?
Come to an all-day workshop with Scott Kellogg of the Radix Ecological Sustainability Center: community-based sustainable solutions. Scott is an experienced teacher, activist, ecological designer, and father. He is currently earning a Masters in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University.
Dear Friends of PACE,
Since colonial contact and occupation, there have been dramatic changes to the identity, culture, and society of Indigenous peoples of Canada. In today's Candian landscape, what issues do Indigenous people face? How has colonialism impacted their traditions and everyday life, societies, and economy? What have been the successes and breakthroughs? What is the outlook for the future?
An Evening With Author Charles Eisenstein: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition
Please join us as author Charles Eisenstein walks us through the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, and shares his views on how Sacred Economics can liberate us from our own shackles and help us break away from the endless struggle to grow and grow.
ALL ARE WELCOME.
ADMISSION IS FREE FOR THE LECTURE AND FOR A POST-LECTURE WINE-AND-CHEESE RECEPTION.