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When: Thursday, November 26th, 2020
Time: 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm

Via Zoom conference calling.

Audience:Carleton Community, Current Students, Faculty

Author Meets Readers invites Carleton students and the community to join an informal discussion on new books published by members of the Carleton University Faculty of Public Affairs.


About the Book:

This edited volume focuses on concepts and their role in the evolution of modern environmental policy, with case studies of eleven influential concepts ranging from “environment” to “sustainable consumption.”


About the Editor:

James Meadowcroft is a Professor in both the School of Public Policy and Administration and in the Department of Political Science. His research is focused on the ways in which governments are adjusting their practices and policies in order to cope with the emergence of problems of the environment and sustainable development. Meadowcroft shares editing credit on this book with Daniel J. Fiorino.

Should you like to read more on Meadowcroft’s thoughts, check out Another Take!


About the Panelists:

Lorne Johnson, a Vice President of the Ivey Foundation. Lorne has 25 years of experience in forging collaborative solutions to sustainability challenges in Canada. He has established a reputation as someone who brings enthusiasm, a knack for funding common ground and a solid dose of pragmatism while getting things done.


Andrea Olive is Associate Professor of Political Science and Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga. She is the author of The Canadian Environment in Political Context and Land, Stewardship, and Legitimacy: Endangered Species Policy in Canada and the US. Her primary interest is the role of norms in the policy process. Specifically, she examines how deeply held beliefs about private property effects natural resource management and endangered species conservation efforts in Canada and the US.



This event is part of the Ottawa International Writer’s Festival.Writers Festival logo


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