Seminar on the Political Economy of Climate Change


    Climate Change Policy between Long Term Requirements and Short Term
    Requirements and Short term Interests: A contribution to the political economy of the Man-
    Made Greenhouse Effect
    Speaker: Dr. Reinhard Loske, ex-Green Party MP in the German Parliament
    Date: Saturday, 21st of August 2010
    Time: 10hr00 till 13hr00
    Venue: Constitutional Hill, Lekgotla Space next to the Women’s Jail.
    Abstract: Dr. Loske is a renowned progressive political and economics academic (currently
    the Adjunct Professor at the Free University Berlin, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences)
    and has been examining the political and economic implications of green politics, especially in
    relationship to climate change. He has also had a long and influential career in green politics
    within Germany, serving for nine years as a Green Party MP.
    This seminar aims to provoke deeper thought about the fundamentals of ecological issues,
    our declining climate, and the nation-state. It is hoped that you can attend this seminar and
    engage in these pressing and urgent issues.
    We will have the EarthLife Branch meeting at Constitution Hill and lunch will be provided after the presentation ends and before Branch starts!
    RSVP: Makoma Lekalakala, Earthlife Africa Jhb
    Tel: 011 339-3662]
    Cell: 082 682 9177

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