Capitalism v. Environment

David Barsamian

David Barsamian

May 19, 2015, 5.00 pm,
University of Washington, Seattle
(room # upon RSVP confirmation)

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“Human beings and the natural world are on a collision course. Human activities inflict harsh and often irreversible damage on the environment and on critical resources. If not checked, many of our current practices put at serious risk the future that we wish for human society and the plant and animal kingdoms, and may so alter the living world that it will be unable to sustain life in the manner that we know. Fundamental changes are urgent if we are to avoid the collision our present course will bring about.”

Those words of warning were written in 1992 by some 1,700 scientists including more than 100 Nobel laureates. Here we are, more than two decades later still talking, still drilling and doing very little to protect our precious planet from an economic system that prioritizes profits over the well being of Earth. Center Communication Civic Engagement for & David Barsamian May 19, 2015, 5.00 pm, Communications Building, Room 126

Wine & Appetizers will be served 


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1 Comment

  1. Julio

    Consider incorporating sustainability into every product.
    This situation needs a proper disposal of electronic equipments.
    The reason that this is so important is because those electronics can contain materials
    such as mercury or lead, which can be harmful not only
    to human beings, but also to the environment.

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