September Is Sustainability Month
September Is Sustainability Month

September is Sustainability Month at the Carnegie Council

Aug 20, 2009

Scientists overwhelmingly agree that the time for debate is long past. Global warming is taking place and is primarily caused by human activity. We cannot afford to delay. It's time to work together across borders to find sustainable ways of living, and to confront the dilemmas of international fairness and justice that climate change is creating.

For decades now, and with growing concern, the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs has produced materials on the environment. Marking September as Sustainability Month, the Council offers the following series of events and resources.

Events (New York City)August 28 Climate Change, Global Responsibilities, and the U.S.-China Relationship (Off-the-Record Working Group) Hear or read Carnegie Council President Joel H. Rosenthal's speech, Realism as Pragmatic Cooperation.

September 17 Sustainable Branding: A U.S.-Japan Corporate Dialogue Keynote speaker, Michael Mendenhall, Hewlett-Packard; co-organized by Tokyo-based E-Square Inc. SEATING LIMITED. Register now or watch it online next week.

September 30 Next Generation on Sustainability A screening of the new climate change film Shattered Sky, followed by a judged debate covering New York City green business and policy.

ArticlesThe fall issue of the Council's quarterly journal Ethics & International Affairs features three articles on global environmental politics and philosophy by leading thinkers: Global Ethics CornerFor the month of September, all these weekly 90-second multimedia shows will be about sustainability. October CompetitionFirst annual student video and essay competition: "Making a Difference." Details coming soon.

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