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Second Semester Webcast Series on Sustainability, Ethics and Action

Environmental and Sustainability Ethics webcast series
Globethics.net in collaboration with CITVN has produced a webcast series on the reading of Pope Francis' environmental encyclical Laudato Si, which has been describe as a ‘worldwide wake up call to help humanity understand the destruction that man is rendering to the environment and his fellow man'.
 
Dates: The webcast takes place every Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST.
 
We invite you to participate in this webcast series and to engage in the current discussion on what can be done to prevent the destruction of ecosystems that impact both human and non-human beings.
 
For more information visit our web: www.globethics-live.net
 

Programme

September 2018

Date Speaker 12:00 Speaker 13:00 Lecture Laudato Si
18 Sep 2018
"Asset Allocation with Positive Impact in the Green Industrial Revolution"
 
Jochen Wermuth
Founding Partner 
Chief Investment Officer
Wermuth Asset Management GmbH
 
 
 
Chapter 3. The Human Roots of the Ecological Crisis
Section 1. Technology: Creativity and Power
25 Sep 2018
"Civil Society and Sustainable Development in China"
 
Liu Baocheng, Ph.D.
Director, Center for International Business Ethics, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing China
Member of the World Economic Forum
Advisory Board - Ministry of Commerce
 
 

Chapter 3. The Human Roots of the Ecological Crisis
Section 2. The Globalization of the Techmocratic Paradigm

 

October 2018

Date Speaker 12:00 Speaker 13:00 Lecture Laudato Si
2 Oct 2018
 
 
Andrew Simms-political economist, author, co-director New Weather Institute
Chapter 3. The Human Roots of the Ecological Crisis
Section 3. The Crisis and Effects of Modern Anthropocentrism
9 Oct 2018
"Reinventing the Commons"
 
David Bollier 
Writer and Activist
Director, Reinventing the Commons Program
Schumacher Center for New Economics
 
"Energy Access and Sustainable Development"
 
Robert J. Brecha, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Physics and Renewable and Clean Energy Program
Director of Research, Hanley Sustainability Institute      
University of Dayton
 
Chapter 4. Integral Ecology
Section 1. Environmental, Economic and Social Ecology
 
16 Oct 2018
"Atmospheric Trust Litigation Around the World"
 
Mary Christina Wood, J.D.
Philip H. Knight Professor of Law 
University of Oregon School of Law
Author of "Nature's Trust"
 

"Ecumenical background of and reactions to Laudato Si"

Guillermo Kerber, Ph.D.
Professor
Atelier Œcuménique de Théologie 
Service Formation Eglise

 

Catholique Romaine – Genève - Switzerland
Chapter 4. Integral Ecology
Section 2. Cultural Ecology
Section 3. Ecology of Daily Life
 
23 Oct 2018 Michel Bauwens Founder Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives External expert at the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (2008, 2012)

"Sustainable finance as a driver for the energy transition; what are the risks of investing in the fossil economy?"

Mark Campanale
Founder & Executive Director
Carbon Tracker Initiative
Chapter 4. Integral Ecology
Section 4. The Principle of the Common Good
Section 5. Justice between the Generations
30 Oct 2018 Michael Shuman, Investing locally  

Chapter 5. Lines of  Approach and Action
Section 1. Dialogue on the Environment in the International Community

 

November 2018

Date Speaker 12:00 Speaker 13:00 Lecture Laudato Si
6 Nov 2018
"The Joy of Less"
 
Kim Coupounas
Director, B Lab
bcorporation.net
 
 
Chapter 5. Lines of Approach and Action
Section 2. Dialogue for new National and Local Polices
13 Nov 2018
"Organizing Locally for Laudato Si' "
 
Marisa Vertrees
Director of Organizing
Global Catholic Climate Movement
"A Third World Environmental Debt"
 
Julia M. Puaschunder, Ph.D.
Department of Economics
Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis
The New School for Social Research 
 
Chapter 5. Lines of Approach and Action
Section 3. Dialogue and Transparency in Decision-Making
 
 
20 Nov 2018
 
 
Meghan J Clark, PhD, Theology, St. Johns University, new York. 
Chapter 5. Lines of Approach and Action
Section 4. Politics and Economy in Dialogue for Human Fulfilment
 
 
27 Nov 2018
Stewart Wallis- A movement of movements, next steps advocate for transition to a new economic system
 
 
Chapter 5. Lines of Approach and Action
Section 5. Religious in Dialigue with Science
 
 

December 2018

Date Speaker 12:00 Speaker 13:00 Lecture Laudato Si
4 Dec 2018
Hunter Lovins, Ph.D. president of Natural Capitalism Solutions Professor of sustainable business management at Bard College, NY
 
 
 
Chapter 6. Ecological Education and Spirituality
Section 1. Towards a new Lifestyle
Section 2. Educating for the Covenant between humanity and the Environment
Section 3. Ecological Conversion
11 Dec 2018
2018 Globethics Prize
Environmental Ethics 
Prize Winner Presentation
2018 Globethics Prize
Environmental Ethics 
Prize Winner Presentations
 

Chapter 6. Ecological Education and Spirituality
Section 4. Joy and Peace
Section 5. Civic and Political Love