Iowa's Ecological Footprint

William Rees

Thursday, 28 Sep 2006 at 8:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

William Rees is the author of Is Humanity Inherently Unsustainable? Much of this work is in the realm of human ecology and ecological economics. He is best known for inventing 'ecological footprint analysis,' co-authored Our Ecological Footprint, and is a founding member and recent past-President of the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics. He is also a co-investigator in the 'Global Integrity Project,' aimed at defining the ecological and political requirements for biodiversity preservation. He has taught at the University of British Columbia's School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) since 1969-70.

Cosponsored By:
  • Bioethics Program
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)