Christian Parenti to Speak on Climate Wars April 8

Please join Global Justice Ecology Project for this important event

The Will Miller Social Justice Lecture Series presents
Climate Wars: The Violent Geography of Global Warming

Will drought, flood and famine lead to a new dark age?
Or will the crisis of climate change be met with rational and progressive economic policies?

April 8, 2008 7pm
UVM Davis Center, Sugar Maple Ballroom, 4th floor
Burlington, VT

(Park by the water tower off East Avenue)

Christian Parenti will draw on his experience as a reporter in Latin America, Africa, China and his recent experience as an unembedded reporter in Iraq and Afghanistan.  He will explore these questions, combining his on the ground reporting from war zones and environmental hotspots witht the deep historical knowledge of international political economy merging environmental and political debates to find useful responses to the gathering crisis.

Co-Sponsored by Global Justice Ecology Project, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans for Peace, Peace & Justice Center, International Socialist Org., American Friends Service Committee-VT, PeaceVermont, Students for Peace and Global Justice, Green Mountain Forum, UVM English and Geography Departments