Friday, September 7, 2012 | Categories: Episodes |
ideacity is a three day festival of talk, produced and hosted by Moses Znaimer. The focus this year was optimism and pessimism. This episode features talks by Jeff Rubin, former CIBC Chief Economist and author of The End of Growth: But Is It All That Bad?; Rex Weyler, ecologist, activist, writer and a co-founder of Greenpeace; Mara Hvistendahl, science journalist and author of Unnatural Selection: Choosing Boys over Girls and the Consequences of a World Full of Men. Part 2 will air on Friday, September 14. For more information about ideacity and future conferences, visit the ideacity website.Jeff Rubin's talk addresses the state of our current, dysfunctional economy and how we need a new model for sustainable energy and economic development to set things right.