Lecture on sustainomics today. Sustainomics, will it be a new buzzword?
Here's Prof. Munainghe's presentation on sustainomics to the OECD
“meta-framework for making development more sustainable, which is transdisciplinary, integrative,comprehensive, balanced, heuristic and practical.”
Anything with the words meta-framework in your explanation immediately sounds very loud warning bells in my head. But, who knows... not going to be able to make this talk today.
The Cambridge University M.Phil Programme in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development is sponsoring a Distinguished Lecture Series on Sustainable Development. Under the auspices of CMI, the lectures are being broadcast simultaneously to MIT on selected Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 -2:30. The fifth lecture is Wednesday, April 21; the Spring 2004 Lecture Series schedule is at Details include:
Time: Wednesday, April 21, 1:00-2:30
Location: MIT Room 9-151
Speaker: Professor Mohan Munasinghe, Vice Chair, Inter Governmental Panel on
Topic: Understanding the linkages between climate change and sustainable development using the sustainomics framework
The concepts of "sustainomics" are the subject of Prof. Munasinghe's new book, to be published shortly.
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