Past Event! Note: this event has already taken place.

When: Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm
Location:Irene's Pub (885 Bank Street)
Audience:Carleton Community, Current Students, Faculty

Please note that this event has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconveniences.

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:

Kimberley Keller, a second year PhD student at Carleton University in the School of Canadian and Indigenous Studies.She completed both her BScH in Environmental Science and her MA in Global Development Studies at Queen’s University. Kimberley’s research centres on environmental rights and the application of various policy mechanisms.

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.


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



Should you require disability-related accommodations, please contact by Wednesday, February 19th. The event venue is accessible with a small ramp to enter.