Humans and the planet

sustainable-book-by-sachsJeffrey Sachs, one of the world’s leading thinkers on economic development, will speak on “Economics and Ethics for the Anthropocene” on Mar. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 008. Sachs is the author of several books, including The Age of Sustainable Development, The Price of Civilization, and The End of Poverty. His syndicated monthly newspaper column appears in more than 100 countries. Sachs was the co-recipient of the 2015 Blue Planet Prize, the leading global prize for environmental leadership. He is a senior UN advisor and served as the director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is currently University Professor at Columbia University, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series.

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