Discussion panel Can we afford green policies during an economic downturn?

pict webDiscussion panel Can we afford green policies during an economic downturn?

Charles University Environment Center is pleased to invite you to a discussion panel  Can we afford green policies during an economic downturn? The perceived trade-offs between environmental / climate policy and economic growth taking place on Wednesday 27 June 2012, 15:30-17:30, at University of Economics, Winston Churchill sq. 4, Prague 3, Room no. RB 101.

Keynote presentation will be delivered by Reyer Gerlagh, professor of environmental economics at Tilburg University, currently coordinating lead author of the fifth assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC WG III). The other discussants  on perceived trade-offs, win-win solutions and consequences of stringent economic policies for environmental / climate policy are:
§ Karel Janda (Charles University and University of Economics)
§ Ondřej Liška (Czech Green Party)
§ Jan Macháček (Respekt)
§ Radek Špicar (Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic, Aspen Institute Prague)
§ Ondřej Šrámek (Knauf Insulation)

The lecture and discussion will be held in English. Admission is free of charge, please register at http://www.eaere2012.org/programme/pre-conference. See the leaflet for details.

The panel is organized by the Charles University Environment Center and supported by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung on the occasion of the 19th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists EAERE Prague 2012 (http://www.eaere2012.org/)

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