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Saturday, July 4 • 9:30am - 11:00am
The environmental movement and the concept of a 'just transition'

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Green capitalism's market-driven solutions to the climate crisis have failed, opening up the question of how we can realistically transition to renewable energy and a society that doesn't rely on endless growth. We need social justice, democratic planning and energy democracy now. So how can we pose this alternative in a neoliberal world built on fossil fuels?

Recommended Books Available in the Haymarket Room:
Green Capitalism: Why it Can't Work by Daniel Tanuro

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Joost Kircz

Joost Kircz started his career very young as one of the leaders of the Dutch student upheavals in 1969. He is co-founder, in the early '70s, of the renewed Dutch section of the 4th International. Among many other activities and editorships, he served for eight years (2002-2010) as chairman of the the local radical party Amsterdam Anders/ De Groenen fraction in the Amsterdam Centre borough council. As from 1982 he is a board... Read More →
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Michael Ware

Michael is a long-standing ISO member from Burlington, Vermont. He is also a founding member of System Change Not Climate Change.

Saturday July 4, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
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