Environmental Economics

The Uninhabitable Earth

The interview with Mr. Wallace-Wells

On the 27th of March Room for Discussion is cooperation with Spui25 and book publisher “De Bezige Bij” hosted an event with David Wallace-Wells. During the event Mr. Wallace-Wells presented his book “The Uninhabitable Earth”, was interview by Room for Discussion and answered some audience questions. The article by Timothy Mulder introduces Mr. Wallace-Wells and his
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Food Waste: A Failing Food System

Food is undervalued in our society. Two centuries of industrial revolutions and technological progress have radically transformed our economy. Along with this, our personal interests, occupations, and priorities have also shifted. In the eighteenth century, agriculture was deemed the essential means of subsistence; nowadays, it ranks in the bottom sectors of our economy. In our
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Climate Change on Trial – Review

This past March 19th, 2019, Room for Discussion hosted an interview with Dr. Professor Joyeeta Gupta (co-chair of UN Environment’s Global Environmental Outlook-6) and Freek Bersch (Spokesperson for Economy at Milieudefensie). The goal of the interview was to examine the challenges posed by climate change to our legal systems and policy rooms, and how the
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