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The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits

CET is happy to announce the first CET lunch seminar of the Autumn semester with Kristin Linnerud from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) and CICERO. Wednesday the 28th of August at 12.15.

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Dear all,

CET is happy to announce the first CET lunch seminar of the Autumn semester with Kristin Linnerud from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL).

Title: The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits

Time: Wednesday 28th of February 12:15 – 13:00

Place: Room 614, 6th floor, Social Sciences building (Fosswinkckels gate 6)

About the lunch seminar:

Kristin Linnerud is an economist by training, Professor at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) and senior research fellow at CICERO, center for climate research.

In this lecture she takes the ethical foundations of Our Common Future and builds a model that emphasizes three equally important moral imperatives: satisfying human needs, ensuring social justice, and respecting environmental limits.

Then, she suggests six sustainability themes, identify suitable indicators and assign thresholds to them, thereby defining the space within which sustainable development can be achieved.

She ends the lecture by applying the model to more than 100 countries worldwide, discussing synergies and tradeoffs between the sustainable development goals.

The book draws on the following new books on Sustainability:

What Next for Sustainable Development? Our Common Future at Thirty (Edward Elgar, 2019) https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/what-next-for-sustainable-development

The Imperatives of Sustainable Development: Needs, Justice, Limits (Routeledge, 2017) https://www.routledge.com/The-Imperatives-of-Sustainable-Development-Nee...

 

Open for anyone interested! Please share in your networks to people interested in this week’s topic. 

 

A light lunch will be served. First in, best-dressed principle this time