Category Archives: 2014 Environment vs Economy Summit

  • Communique: Environment vs Economy

    Posted on October 21, 2015 by mse_admin in 2014 Environment vs Economy Summit.

    Needed: A New Economy for a Finite Planet Our planet is finite. We use and alter the earth’s environment to sustain our economy, which, therefore must also be finite and incapable of perpetual growth. Humans are now so numerous and so powerful that our activities are causing measurable changes to the state of our planet; […]

    Continue Reading...
    Comments Off on Communique: Environment vs Economy
  • Sarah Hasnain

    Graduate Student Research Supported by MSE

    Posted on June 3, 2014 by mse_admin in 2014 Environment vs Economy Summit.

    Sarah Hasnain, PhD candidate at Queens University, has won the first ever Muskoka Summit on the Environment (MSE) Research Award. The award, in the amount of $7,500, supports graduate student environmental research within Muskoka in fields related to environmental science, resource studies and/or policy. “I am very humbled and honored to be chosen for this […]

    Continue Reading...
    Comments Off on Graduate Student Research Supported by MSE
  • Robert Bateman

    Environment vs Economy: Resolving the Dichotomy

    Posted on June 3, 2014 by mse_admin in 2014 Environment vs Economy Summit.

     By Andrea Smith Learning to live within the limits of our planet is one of the biggest challenges facing humankind. Yet, we often forget how tightly our economy is linked to the environment, and how essential a healthy environment is for a thriving and robust economy. Our capitalist system is based on the idea that ongoing consumption […]

    Continue Reading...
    Comments Off on Environment vs Economy: Resolving the Dichotomy