13 Nov 2014

Derek Wall and Robin Hahnel meeting 4th Dec on climate justice.

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Malet Place Engineering Building, 1.02 (2 Malet Place, Greater London WC1E 7).
What strategies and policies should the environmental movement be focusing on? Robin Hahnel, radical economist and environmental activist, is joined by Derek Wall from the Green Party to discuss environmental strategy going forward, evaluating current programmes and what “we” should be doing in preparation for COP 21 in Paris in December 2015.

Derek Wall is International Coordinator of the Green Party of England and Wales. He is a political economist, whose last book was ‘The Sustainable Economics of Elinor Ostrom’. He is a founder of Green Left, the anti-capitalist network in the Green Party. He is also a columnist with the Morning Star and is completing his new book for Pluto ‘The Economics of anti-capita...lism’ which will be published in 2015. You can find him on twitter at @anothergreen.

Robin Hahnel is a radical economist and political activist. He is Professor Emeritus at American University in Washington, D.C. and is currently a visiting professor in economics at Portland State University. He is best known as co-creator, along with Michael Albert, of a radical alternative to capitalism known as participatory economics His more recent work is focused on economic justice and democracy, and the global financial and ecological crisis. Politically he considers himself a proud product of the New Left and is sympathetic to libertarian socialism. He has been active in many social movements and organizations over forty years.

In conjunction with the release of a new edition of his book, The ABCs of Political Economy - a modern approach, Robin Hahnel will be on a speaking tour in the UK in December 2014. Find out more: www.participatoryeconomics.org.uk

This event is being hosted by the UCL Green Economy Society and Participatory Economics UK.

The event will be taking place in the Engineering Building, room 1.02.

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