‘Some Good News on Sustainability’
Although activities at grass root level continue around the world, are we winning on a global scale? The now available data shows that we might be on the right path. Let’s be hopeful.
Talk & Discussion
with Professor Peter Newman
Sustainability Expert at Curtin University in Perth, Australia
Saturday, 31th of May – 5 pm
Premises of the former Ermekeilkaserne, House 6
(please enter through the gate of the community garden at Ermekeilstr. 47 – watch out for the green flags)
Language of the event will be English!
Organised by AG Garten/Ermekeil-Ini and Bonn im Wandel
About Peter Newman
Peter Newman is the Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University and Director of Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute. He is on the Board of Infrastructure Australia and is a Lead Author for Transport on the IPCC. His books include “Green Urbanism in Asia” (2013), “Resilient Cities: Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change” (2009), “Green Urbanism Down Under” (2009) and “Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence” with Jeff Kenworthy which was launched in the White House in 1999. In 2001-3 Peter directed the development of Western Australia’s Sustainability Strategy in the Department of the Premier and Cabinet. In 2004-5 he was a Sustainability Commissioner in Sydney advising the government on planning and transport issues. He was an elected Fremantle City Councillor from 1976-80 where he still lives.
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