Green pathways out of poverty? The conflicts and synergies between poverty alleviation and climate change mitigation

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 9:30am to 10:30am
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Green pathways out of poverty?

Since the 1970s, if not earlier, it has been taken for granted that there is a trade-off involved between environmental protection and development. Given the gravity of the climate crisis and the particular risk it poses to the world’s poorest people, are there also synergies to be harnessed between those two goals? Moderated by Catherine Cheney, this dialogue features historian and anthropologist Julie Livingston, author of Self-Devouring Growth, in conversation with Sunil Amrith, Rohini Pande, and Rory Stewart. Faced with the climate crisis, do we need to redefine development?