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What Is a Sustainable Population for Vermont?

November 10, 2015
Room: 
Aiken 112
Contact(s): 
Lance Polya, PhD lpolya@uvm.edu

You are invited to my Systems Thinking class to hear George Plumb, past executive director of Vermonters for Sustainable Population, speak on the ground-breaking report he initiated, “What Is a Sustainable Population for Vermont?” He will show how Vermont is already in overshoot mode, and that a truly sustainable population is considerably less than our current population.” George will use sixteen different indicators to substantiate his premise, ranging from areas like ecological footprint to spiritual connection.  And he will explain how our reluctance to address this environmental challe

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