2005 Feasta Annual Lecture: How To Live Well Without Carbon -Decouple Life Satisfaction from Economic Growth, as well as Economy from the Environment – Roger Levett

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Date: Monday November 21 2005 – 7.30 pm
Venue: Davenport Hotel,at Merrion Square,Dublin 2

Our Speaker –

As a partner in Levett-Therivel Sustainabilty Consultants, Roger advises UK government departments, public bodies including regional and local authorities on sustainability policy and tools including indicators, sustainability appraisal, strategic environment assessment and quality of life assessment.

His publications include:

  1. A Better Choice of Choice – a critique of consumer choice as a principle of public policy (Fabian Society 2003)
  2. Leading the way: how local authorities can meet the challenge of climate change (UK Local Government Association 2005). This is a fascinating vision for the year 2025 when energy use is reduced by 60% but where the quality of life has actually improved.
  3. Planning for Urban Sustainability: An Ecosystems Approach (Royal Town Planning Institute 2005)
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About the author

Caroline Whyte has been involved with Feasta since 2002. She studied ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She contributed to Feasta's books Fleeing Vesuvius and Sharing for Survival. Along with four other Feasta climate group members she helped to launch the CapGlobalCarbon initative at the COP-21 summit in Paris in December 2015. In February 2017 she participated in the World Basic Income conference in Manchester, discussing the potential for climate action to contribute to reducing poverty and inequality worldwide. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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