Speaker: Dr Hilary Marlow, Faraday Institute, University of Cambridge
Respondent: Prof Michael Pollitt, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Dr Jim Platts, Institute of Manufacturing, University of Cambridge
In this seminar Dr Hilary Marlow outlined some significant features of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Sí: On Care for our Common Home, including its critique of contemporary economic models and its limited discussion of energy issues. She argued that the strength of the Encyclical lies in its compelling moral vision and it should be read as a manifesto rather than a policy document. An interesting debate followed with respondents Prof Michael Pollitt (economist) and Dr Jim Platts (wind power engineer).
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Part of the In Search of 'Good' Energy Policy Research Group Seminar Series
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