ConCERNed Workshop "Breaking the Taboo: the population overshoot problem"

chaired by Michael Dittmar (Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich/ETH (ETH))
Monday, 22 February 2010 from to (Europe/Zurich)
at CERN ( Salle B )
Material:
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  • Monday, 22 February 2010
    • 17:45 - 19:30 Defining the Problem
      • 17:45 Introduction(s) and some definitions 20'
        Speaker: Michael Dittmar (Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich/ETH (ETH))
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 18:05 World population dynamics: 6 billions of us and still growing 20'
        Speaker: Michael Dittmar (Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich/ETH (ETH))
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 18:25 Feeding a growing world population with food and water? 20'
        Speaker: Dr. Francesco Spano (Columbia University (New York))
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 18:45 The human impact problem: the IPAT equation 20'
        Speaker: Helmut Lubbers (ecology discovery foundation (www.ecoglobe.org))
        Material: Slides powerpoint file pdf file
    • 19:30 - 19:45 Dinner discussion break
    • 19:45 - 21:30 Can Humanity Reach Sustainability?
      • 19:45 Overshoot and Collapse, learning from history? 20'
        Speaker: Mark Cooke
        Material: Slides pdf file
      • 20:05 Discussion 20'
        Too many people or too many poor people? Is Europe in overshoot? Form unsustainable world into collapse? Reaching sustainability under "Peak Oil", "Peak Energy " and "Climate Change"?
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