The Green Economy

Debate

2015/
Thu 26 March 2015

The Green Economy

Debate

Thu 26 March 2015,

Being European Green Capital puts the future economy centre stage and raises many questions: What is the green economy? How might we achieve it? Who will take us there? Is a truly green economy achievable and can we afford it? This panel event debates issues such as growth and the environment; priorities; the changes needed in business practice, government, education, society, individual behaviour; green businesses and green workers; modern green lifestyles; green economy and leadership; likely winners and losers; the key players; and what politicians, business leaders and other opinion shapers need to do to drive the changes necessary to get us to a green economy. Speakers include:

Alan Bailey (Chair of Low Carbon South West)
Griffin Carpenter (New Economics Foundation)
Professor Molly Scott Cato MEP

The event will be chaired by Margaret Heffernan.

This event launches the Bristol Economic Analysis research centre, UWE, Bristol. The centre addresses 21st century economics for 21st century challenges. It will be Centre of excellence in applied economic research, combining data and policy analysis with focused expertise in the economics of the sustainable region, economics of labour markets, and critical perspectives on finance and macroeconomics. Centre expertise informs research, consultancy, knowledge exchange and teaching at various levels.

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