Sustainable Speaker Series: Death & Taxes: The Law & Economics of Putting a Price on Carbon
Join us to hear from guest speakers who will discuss sustainability with a local focus.
Presented in partnership with Saskatchewan Environmental Society.
Death & Taxes: The Law & Economics of Putting a Price on Carbon
Join Professor Jason MacLean of the U of S College of Law for a discussion on Canada’s carbon tax. MacLean will explain the policy reasons for pricing carbon emissions and discuss the pros and cons of Canada’s proposed approach in the broader context of global efforts to fight climate change.
Coming next month:
When Human Lines Collide with Nature’s Circles: Post-Industrial Consumerism & the Planet
Climate change, species extinction and other environmental threats are intensifying to previously unseen levels. Darrin Qualman will examine the shapes and flows of natural and human systems; explore what sustainability really means; and make the case that a profound restructuring of the core flows and processes of industrial civilization is critically necessary.