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Symposium on Environmental Affairs: Oct 27-29, Lewis and Clark College

The 12th Annual Symposium on Environmental Affairs, to be held at the Lewis and Clark College campus, October 27-29, 2009. All events are free and open to the public.
The 12th Annual Symposium on Environmental Affairs: Reimagining the Good Life

October 27-29, 2009
Lewis & Clark College

Environmentalism has often focused on the bad things we do: fossil fuel burning, biodiversity loss, pollution—essentially, our whole unsustainable way of living on earth. And indeed our way of life may need to change, as recent crises ranging from climate to credit have suggested. But change is not just about doing less bad: we also need to reconstruct a larger vision of the good life in the midst of these crises to guide our hopes and our hard work. Environmental Affairs Symposium 2009 will recruit religious leaders, political commentators, economists, artists, and others working alongside environmentalists and environmental scholars in reimagining the good life and what it means for the crises we face today.

For more information, including a full schedule of events and locations, please visit the Symposium website:

 http://www.lclark.edu/college/programs/environmental_studies/symposium/

For more information, contact:

Peter Vidito
Environmental Studies Program
Lewis & Clark College
503.768.7719
 vidito@lclark.edu

homepage: homepage: http://www.lclark.edu/college/programs/environmental_studies/symposium/