Green Task Force Speaker Series: Environmental Ethics – A Closer Look at Conflicting Interests

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Date(s) - 03/23/2023
7:00 pm


To many environmental activists and technocratically minded people any course of action that supports keeping this planet habitable instinctively (or reflexively) gets an instant green light. But on closer look quite a few conflicting interests come into focus with issues such as geo-engineering or artificial meat or lithium mining on indigenous people’s land. Here to help avoid muddy thinking is philosophy professor Benjamin Hale, who teaches at CU Boulder in Philosophy and in Environmental Studies on ethical questions associated with environmental remediation, public health, moral status, and the tools of public policy.