The Future of Environmentalism

Thursday, April 25, 2013
2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
McLaren Conference Center 252 - Venue
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Zavestoski, Stephen M
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The Future of Environmentalism

Keynote: J. Baird Callicott, "An Earth Ethic for a Time of Climate Change"
Panel: "Fighting for Our Future: Perspectives of Student Environmental Activists"

April 25, 2013, McLaren 252
2:30 p.m. introductions and keynote | 3:30 p.m. student panel followed by reception

J. Baird Callicott , environmental philosopher and author of many books and articles, including "Environmental Philosophy is Environmental Activism," will propose an earth ethic to update Leopold's classic Land Ethic for the age of climate change. Following the keynote address, a panel of student activists, from USF and other campuses, will discuss their experiences in the movement. The panel will be moderated by Sharon Smith, author of The Young Activist's Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World.

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