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MCLA’s Green Living Seminar Series

Arts and Culture

March 29 | 5:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 19

 on Wednesdays

MCLA’s annual Green Living Seminar Series begins on Wednesday, Feb. 1, and continues through April, presenting a series of lectures on the theme of “Capitalism and the Environment.”  Every semester, the Green Living Seminar Series centers around a different topic, timely and relevant to current sustainability issues. The series is free and open to the public, with seminars on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. from Feb. 1 to April 19 in the Feigenbaum Center for Science & Innovation room 121. See the event website to find up-to-date information about the schedule.

Tom Wessels, Professor Emeritus at Antioch University New England, kicks off the series on Feb. 1 with a talk titled “The Myth of Progress.”

Future Green Living presentations include:

2/1: The Myth of Progress; Tom Wessels, Antioch University New England
2/8: Doughnut Economics; Della Duncan*, Renegade Economist
2/15: GDP is Gross, Wellbeing is Better; Eric Miller*, York University, Director of Ecological Footprint Initiative
2/22: Corporate Sustainability; Dr. Bogdan Prokopovych, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management, Senior Lecturer
3/1: Economics of Climate Change; Dr. Matthew Gibson, Williams College, Associate Professor of Economics
3/8: Economics of Climate-Smart Forestry; Christina McKeown, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Climate Forester
3/22: Forest Carbon Offsets: Too Good to be True?; Dr. Charles Canham, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Forest Ecologist
3/29: Economics of Climate Smart Agriculture; Jennifer Hashley, New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, Trisha Pérez Kennealy and Michael Kennealy Director
4/5: Economics of Recycling and Producer Responsibility Policies; John Hite, Clear Strategy Inc., Associate
4/12: Militarization, Economic Growth, Carbon Emissions; Dr. Andrew Jorgenson, Boston College, Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology
4/19: Using Ecological Economics to Drive Policy Change; David Batker, Batker Consulting, President


Venue Details:


375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247 United States

Host Details:


(413) 662-5203
[email protected]
Host Website

Upcoming Events in Series

Feb 1 @ 5:30pm
Feb 8 @ 5:30pm
Feb 15 @ 5:30pm
Feb 22 @ 5:30pm
Mar 1 @ 5:30pm
Mar 8 @ 5:30pm
Mar 15 @ 5:30pm
Mar 22 @ 5:30pm
Mar 29 @ 5:30pm
Apr 5 @ 5:30pm
Apr 12 @ 5:30pm
Apr 19 @ 5:30pm
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