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March 2021

Dr. Madeline Weld — Should Canada Have a Population Policy

March 3 @ 13:30 - March 5 @ 17:00

Canadian Club of Rome Zoom meeting. Topic: "Should Canada Have a Population Policy" Time: Mar 3, 2021 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Speaker:  Dr. Madeline Weld YouTube of Presentation... Presentation Slides... Madeline Weld_saved_chat... SUMMARY:  Canada, the world’s second largest country geographically, is known for its “wide open spaces” and abundance of natural resources, often leading to the assertion that it is “underpopulated.” But does reality conform to the myth? Does Canada’s policy of rapidly driving its growth through immigration…

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The Rise of Distance Learning and its Global Ramifications: Example, Educating Girls in Afghanistan

March 6 @ 08:00 - March 10 @ 17:00

Topic: CACOR Zoom Meeting Time: Mar 10, 2021 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Speaker:  Marilyn Mosley Gordanier Subject:  The Rise of Distance Learning and its Global Ramifications: Example, Educating Girls in Afghanistan YouTube link... Presentation Slides... Link to ZOOM Chat during presentation... Summary: From its simple beginnings in 1993 at Laurel Springs School, distance learning has transformed the educational options for millions of children, teens and young adults. Distance Learning is now serving students across the globe, including…

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The Politics of the Climate Crisis – Dr. Gerald Kutney

March 12 @ 08:00 - March 17 @ 17:00

You are invited to presentation #43 of the Canadian Club of Rome Zoom series. Topic: The Politics of the Climate Crisis Time: Mar 17, 2021 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada Speaker:  Dr. Gerald Kutney Summary: The Politics of the Climate Crisis – The science of climate change was far enough advanced that governments should have introduced policies to reduce GHG emissions by the late 1980s; yet, here we stand decades later, and little has been done, especially in the…

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Challenges in Dealing with Today’s China: Technology, Trade, the Military and the Arctic – Margaret McCuaig-Johnston

March 24 @ 13:30 - 15:30

Title:  Challenges in Dealing with Today’s China: Technology, Trade, the Military and the Arctic 24 March 2021 at 13:30 Zoom link will be available a week prior to the event. Summary: For more than two years, Canada has been dealing with a more aggressive China -- one that kidnaps our citizens to hold them for ransom and bans our products suddenly for no good reason.  But we are also increasingly concerned about the challenges that western technology companies have been…

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Limits to Growth at 50 years: Brief history and present implications – 2021-03-31 Charles Hall

March 31 @ 13:30 - 16:00

Canadian Club of Rome scheduled Zoom meeting #45. Topic: Limits to Growth at 50 years: Brief history and present implications Speaker:   Dr. Charles Hall Time: Mar 31, 2021 13:30 Eastern Time (US and Canada) YouTube of Presentation... Presentation Slides... Link to ZOOM Chat during presentation... SUMMARY: -          We all know that GDP – cash flow in the commercial economy – should not guide public policy. o   Scientists know it, sociologists know it and the people who created the system of national accounts…

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April 2021

BioPhysical Economics: energy’s role in economic systems: Jessica Lambert 2021-04-07

April 2 @ 21:00 - April 7 @ 16:00

You are invited to a scheduled Canadian Club of Rome Zoom meeting. Topic: BioPhysical Economics: energy’s role in economic systems Speaker:  Jessica G. Lambert Time: Apr 7, 2021 13:30 Eastern Time (US and Canada) Summary: BioPhysical Economics is a system of economic analysis based on the biological and physical characteristics, structures and functions of real economic systems. It relies on energy as well as material resources as its conceptual base and fundamental model for evaluating the structure and function of real economies. BioPhysical…

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