COVID-19 and Facing up to Climate Reality Saturday 6th June, 10.30-11.30am online discussion
What will the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts to contain it mean for the climate and ecological crisis?
A discussion with Reinhard Loske, John Barry, Anne Chapman and John Foster, hosted by Prashant Vaze on what the COVID-19 pandemic may mean for efforts to address the climate and ecological crisis. Papers by the speakers, putting forward a variety of views, are all available to download below. There will an opportunity for questions and comments from participants. This is an on-line event held via Zoom. A link will be sent out to those who have registered the day before the event. To register please click here.
Information about the speakers and links to their papers:
Anne Chapman is co-chair of Green House. She has a PhD in the philosophy of technology and has been a Green Party councillor in Lancaster and a member of the board of Friends of the Earth. Will COVID-19 help us tackle climate change?
John Foster is is a freelance writer and philosophy teacher, and an associate lecturer in the department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion at Lancaster University, UK. He is co-chair of Green House. The COVID bonus? – a dissenting note
Prashant Vaze is a member of Green House and head of Policy and Government at Climate Bonds Initiative.