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Hear Professor Dieter Helm speak on natural capital and sustainable growth - Thurs 6 April

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 2 Comments by Claire

Professor Dieter Helm is speaking about natural capital and on valuing our planet and nature, at Exeter University, on 6 April.

If you would like to attend the details are below…..

Professor Dieter Helm CBE, Fellow in Economics at Oxford University and Chair of the Natural Capital Committee will be speaking at Exeter University on Thursday 6 April.

His recent books include Natural Capital: Valuing the Planet and Nature In the Balance. 

The lecture will be held at 6.30pm (drinks at 6pm) on Thursday 6 April at Exeter University and will discuss why and how the environment should be at the core of economic planning. 

To book a place please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  Further details at http://www.naturaldevon.org.uk/devons-natural-environment/devons-wildlife/natural-devons-annual-lecture/

Comments

1. At 11:09 am on 22th Mar Sandra Semple wrote:

DCC certainly a better bet than EDDC - which seems to think that the answer to everything is concrete.

2. At 08:47 pm on 22th Mar Ruth Hancock wrote:

Without the environment, and healthy natural systems we have no economics.

We would have no food, clean water, or any of the other things we and other species depend upon for our survival.

It’s so obvious as to be banal, yet we are using up our resources, and degrading our environment, literally, as if there was no tomorrow.

If money could give an opinion, and was asked if it should be the main driver in our decision making, and actions it would probably answer “Are you all quite mad?”

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