Jaye Ellis (McGill School of the Environment & Faculty of Law) and Brian Leung (Dept. of Biology, UNESCO Chair for Dialogues on Sustainability & Director of the McGill, Neotropical Environment Option, McGill School of the Environment)
Ecology is the study of the rules of sustainability, while economics is the management of our domain. Are economy and the environment opposing forces?
6:00 - 6:30 p.m. check-in and refreshments
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. lecture presentation with moderated discussion
This event is part of Mini-Science 2019. You must register for the full series of six talks to attend. Registration closes 19 March 2019.
Mini-Science 2019: Science and the future!
Can McGill scientists help us build a better world? Learn how leading chemists, ecologists, paleontologists and even computer scientists at the University are helping us to understand how the future can be more just, more sustainable and inclusive.
- March 20: The future of food
- March 27: The future of nature
- April 3: The future of water
- April 10: The future of plastic
- April 17: The future of computers and AI
- April 24: The future of evidence and ecology
All talks are in English.
Transport and parking
Please refer to the Redpath Museum website for details.
We regret the venue for Mini-Science does not have provision for wheelchair access.
Mini-Science 2019 is brought to you by the Organizing Committee: Ingrid Birker, Hans Larsson, Anna Hargreaves, Joe Schwarcz and Tomislav Friščić. This series is made possible with generous support from Lorne Trottier.