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From Me to We: How to Rescue the Planet

Bob Doppelt

  • Executive Director, The Resource Innovation Group
  • Center for Sustainable Communities, Willamette University

Global climate change threatens to undermine the conditions that allow civilization to thrive on Earth. The economy continues to sputter and economic inequity is growing. Many people sense that the systems we have long relied on are in danger of collapsing. Yet few can explain why, or know what to do about it.

In this interactive, thought-provoking presentation, systems change specialist Bob Doppelt will explain that the problems we face today are of our own making. They are the result of the greatest failure of thought in human history.

Bob Doppelt is an adjunct instructor in the Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management at the University of Oregon. From 2002-2010, he directed Resource Innovations and the Climate Leadership Initiative in the Institute for a Sustainable Environment at the University of Oregon. Mr. Doppelt is a regular columnist for the Register Guard and the Salem Statesman Journal newspapers in Oregon.

Monday, September 17, 2012
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
(lunch will be provided)