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.
People in this video
- Erica Chenoweth Associate Professor University of Denver->Korbel (Josef) School of International Studies
- Thomas Herndon Graduate Student University of Massachusetts, Amherst->Economics Department
- Stephanie Herring Scientist National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.->Climactic Monitoring Division
- Christopher R. Hill Dean University of Denver->Korbel (Josef) School of International Studies
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