Sustainable Systems Forum

. November 21, 2012.

 

It’s not just about being “virtuous.” Building a greener world is also about building a healthy economy. The University of Michigan Center for Sustainable Systems and the School of Natural Resources have teamed up to present a Sustainable Systems Forum to bring the conversation into the community. In the fifth part of this series, guest speaker, Craig Landry, Associate Professor of Economics at East Carolina University explores environmental and natural resource economics, Friday, December 7 with a discussion to follow the lecture. Everybody’s got an interest in this, and everybody’s got something to say, so don’t miss it! 3-4:30pm. Dana Natural Resources Building, 440 Church St. 734-764-1412. 

www.css.snre.umich.edu —JG

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