David Vardy on the Democratic Deficit

David Vardy holds degrees in Economics from Memorial University, the University of Toronto and Princeton University. He was a member of the economics faculty at Queen’s University before returning to Newfoundland and Labrador to serve as a senior public servant for close to 30 years. He held numerous senior executive positions including President of the Read more about David Vardy on the Democratic Deficit[…]

What’s Next for Muskrat Falls?

March 1st, 7:30 pm Peter Easton Pub 29 Cookstown Road, St. John’s FANE is pleased to present a public talk with David Vardy (Public Policy Consultant) and Labrador Land Protector Jim Learning at the Peter Easton Pub on the future of the beleaguered Muskrat Falls hydro-electrical project on the Churchill River in Labrador. — Podcasts Read more about What’s Next for Muskrat Falls?[…]

FANE Public Lecture: Do We Really Care About Climate Change?

  On Tuesday, November 7th at 8pm, three members of the For A New Earth team will publicly discuss the question “Do We Really Care About Climate Change?” at the Ship Pub. Is the answer hopeful, pessimistic, pragmatist, or otherwise? More specifically in recent months, in view of Trump’s defection from Paris, the rise of Read more about FANE Public Lecture: Do We Really Care About Climate Change?[…]

The Future of Nature, Gros Morne, Promo

The Western Star: Ecological Intervention Explores the Future of Nature “Over three days, the “Future of Nature” will offer a range of activities, including keynote speeches, public policy debates, music and dance presentations, art shows and guided hiking tours. While it brings together aboriginal leaders, scientists, academics, artists and members of the community, equally as Read more about The Future of Nature, Gros Morne, Promo[…]

Professor Graham Parkes

Dr. Sean McGrath in conversation with Professor Graham Parkes on Environmentalism and the Death of Nature 9 December 2014 A native of Glasgow, Graham Parkes taught Asian and comparative philosophy at the University of Hawaii for almost thirty years before moving to University College Cork, in Ireland, in July 2008. He is currently a Professorial Read more about Professor Graham Parkes[…]