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Upcoming Events – Spring 2019


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Tuesday, February 19 | 12 p.m. | 308 Bryan Hall

Corporate Environmentalism?

Under what circumstances will profit-driven corporations take action to protect the environment? Aseem Prakash and Jeff Joireman discuss corporate environmentalism in the United States.

Assem Prakash is professor of political sciences at the University of Washington and founding director of the Center for Environmental Politics. Jeff Joireman is professor of Marketing and Business at Washington State University.

Tuesday, February 19 | 4:30 p.m. | 308 Bryan Hall

From the Eiffel Tower to the Space Needle: The Politics of Carbon Tax

Most experts agree that the best way to combat climate change is through carbon pricing. However, the public seems unwilling to support carbon taxes. Is there a way forward?

Aseem Prakash, professor and founding director of the University of Washington Center for Environmental Politics, discusses he carbon tax, public opinion and what needs to be done.

 

 

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