Thu, Apr 04, 2013: Confronting a Nuclear Age: Necessary Changes in the Human Future

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Join us for a free public lecture at 3-5pm on April 4th, 2013 in Room 044 (east end of the building in the basement) at University College, 15 King’s College Circle, Toronto, ON by:

Derek Paul

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Necessary Changes in the Human Future

Synopsis
Economics, energy, speed, and technology.

Reading
• Ikka Taipale. War or Health, a Reader. (Zed Books Limited, London and New York)
• Indur M. Goklany, The Improving State of the World: Why We’re Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives on a Cleaner Planet (Washington, D.C. Cato Institute, 2007).
• Lester R. Brown, World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse. (New York: Norton, 2011).
• Alvin and Heidi Toffler, Revolutionary Wealth (New York: Doubleday Currency, 2006).
• iCan, “A Nuclear Weapons Convention” http://icanw.org/nuclear-weapons-convention

Bio
Derek Paul is a Professor Emeritus of the University of Toronto and a past President of Science for Peace. Articles written by Derek Paul can be found here: http://shirleyandderek.ca/derek

This lecture is part of the series Confronting a Nuclear Age which is co-sponsored by University College Health Studies Programme, Canadian Pugwash Group, Science for Peace and Voice of Women for Peace.

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