Tag Archives: sustainability

Humans and the planet

Jeffrey 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 … Continue reading

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Planet protector

Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben has shaped public perception–and public action–on climate change, alternative energy, and sustainability. He will give a talk (dubbed a Boston Globe Best Bet) on “350: The Most Important Number in the World” at Boston College … Continue reading

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Appreciate your plenitude

Social economist and best-selling author Juliet Schor recently sat down with the Boston College Chronicle for an interview about the buzz surrounding her new book, Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth. “People are facing situations with less money, less … Continue reading

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