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IIRE - ECOLOGY SEMINAR 22-26 February 2008

IIRE  - CLIMATE CHANGE SEMINAR  22 to 26 of February

Progressive movements faced with climate change: the need for an energy revolution and social transformation.

Summary article:  Climate Change, Energy Revolution and Social Transformation -

See individual content below.

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9-9.45

10-10.45 Climate change : The social impact and physical restraints of the restabilisation of the climate Jean Pascal van Ypersele - Professor  of climatology & environmental sciences at the "Université catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve", Belgium

L’injustice fondamentale des changements climatiques

  Reference article:

Fact and fiction about climate change

 

14.30-15.15

The energy system

Jean-Paul Deleage – Physician, editor of Ecologie et politique

 

15.30-16.15

Challenges of the energy transition

Carine Barbier - Senior Program Officer of Energy and climate change

 

24-2

9-9.45 The neoliberal response to climate change from Rio to Bali

Daniel Tanuro – agricultural engineer , ecological correspondent of Rood/ La Gauche

Bali: An Initial Balance Sheet

Conférence de Bali sur le climat : premiers jugements à chaud

 

 

10-10.45

Defence of the climate and market mechanisms

Jean Marie Harribey – member of the scientific council of Attac-France

 

11-11.45

Climate change and developing countries, the example of Brazil

Joao Alfredo

 

16.15-17.00

The trade union movement faced with climate change

Manolo Gari

 

25-2

9-9.45 Long waves of capital accumulation and defence of the climate

Michel Husson - economist, member of the scientific council of Attac-France

 

11.20-12.00

The danger of ‘green’ neomalthusianism Phil Ward

Population Control and Climate Change Part One: Too Many People? 

 Population Control and Climate Change Part Two: The Socialiste Alternative  

 

15.15-16.00

  Women and Internationalism to Shut Down Big Oil: Direct Deals and Production-Consumption Strikes in the Democratic Transition to a Post-Oil World Terisa Turner – Coordinator of  the International Oil Working Group and teacher at the University of Guelph, Canada

  Commoners Against Climate Change

Femmes nigérianes contre majors du pétrole : quelles leçons pour lutter contre le réchauffement climatique ?

16.15-17.00

The lessons of campaigns around ‘natural’ disasters Pierre Rousset – Former director of the International Institute for Research and Education

 

17.15-18.00

Mobilising for the global climate campaign Sheila Malone – editor of Ecosocialism or barbarism

 

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9-9.45 Marxism, energy alternatives and social transformation Daniel Tanuro - agricultural engineer, ecological correspondent of Rood/ La Gauche

Les projets capitalistes face au défi climatique : insuffisants, injustes, irrationnels … et redoutables

Carbon Trading - an Ecosocialist Critique 

 

10-10.45

A programme for the global climate campaign? Aldo Macedo – parliamentarian of Bloco de Esquerda, Portugal

 

14.30-15.15

The worst case scenario and the ecosocialist response Michael Löwy - research director in sociology at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), France

  Ecosocialism, democracy and planification

Manifeste écosocialiste international

15.30-16.15

Ecosocialism, Climate Change, and Global Justice Joel Kovel - Editor of Capitalism Nature Socialism

 Why Ecosocialism Today?

An Ecosocialist Manifesto

 

 

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22-02-2008
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