Climate Change, Austerity, and the Return of Authoritarianism

A panel discussion was held on topics such as science, moral issues in economics, climate change and the use of non-violent civil… read more

A panel discussion was held on topics such as science, moral issues in economics, climate change and the use of non-violent civil disobedience.

Michael Ash is an author of an essay pointing out errors in an economic study widely cited by advocates of austerity programs. Stephanie Herring published a report on human-caused climate change. Erica Chenoweth talked about of non-violent civil disobedience, explaining why sanctions often do not work, with examples from her research on Occupy Wall Street and civil rights era. Former Ambassador Christopher Hill moderated.

“Global Challenges: Climate Change, Austerity, and the Return of Authoritarianism” was a panel of the event, Transformational Voices: An Afternoon with Leading Global Thinkers," featured six of Foreign Policy magazine’s “100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2013” held by the Josef Korbel School and its Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Chenoweth, Erica Associate Professor University of Denver->Korbel (Josef) School of International Studies
  • Herndon, Thomas Graduate Student University of Massachusetts, Amherst->Economics Department
  • Herring, Stephanie Scientist National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.->Climactic Monitoring Division
  • Hill, Christopher R. Dean University of Denver->Korbel (Josef) School of International Studies
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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Mar 17, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 21, 2014

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  • Mar 17, 2014 | 10:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 18, 2014 | 2:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 18, 2014 | 5:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2014 | 12:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 2014 | 8:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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