CACOR actions and activities in Canada and beyond, will contribute to limiting, stabilizing and reversing human demands and practices which imperil the natural systems of the biosphere.
Les gestes et activites accomplis par CACOR au Canada et au-delà contribueront a limiter, stabiliser et renverser la demande et les pratiques de la population humaine qui mettent en peril les systemes naturels de la biosphere.
Recent Additions to the Web Site
Stand Still for the Apocalypse
blog piece by Chris Hedges summarizes a report, entitled “Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4 degree C Warmer World Must Be Avoided”, commissioned by the World Bank. The blog piece contains a link to the referred report.
Upcoming and Past Events
During the period 19-21 September 2013 CACOR hosted the Annual Meeting and Conference of the Club of Rome (CoR)
and its 35 National Associations at the National Hotel in Ottawa. The theme for the Conference was Governance of the Commons
for which the program agenda can be found at the conference web site at CoR 2013 AA and Conference
To be announced.
The presentation at the 12 June 2013 given by CACOR member David Doughertyber was titled Musings on Things We Know
. The Power Point slides and associated speaker’s notes can be found at Musings
Our Blogging Facility
Visit CACOR’s Blogging Facility by clicking on the Issues Forum tab above
Major Event Reports
Presentation - Governance of the Commons – March 2013
Roberto Peccei, Vice President of the Club of Rome, at CACOR’s monthly guest speaker event gave an informative and powerful presentation
with the title Governance of the Commons – the Role of the Club of Rome. The event was attended by over forty members, guests and the general public
New Economic Thinking Symposium – October 2011
This gathering, hosted by Canada over three days in late May 2011, brought together five countries of the Western Hemisphere – Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and United States of America. Videos of conversations for three of the participants were recorded – these are:
From Mexico Gerado Gil Valdivia – President of the Mexican Association of the Club of Rome and member of the Club of Rome.
From Brazil Heitor Gurgulino de Souza – President of the Brazilian Association of the Club of Rome and Vice President of the Execxutive Committee of the Club of Rome.
From the United States of America Roberto Peccie – member of the Executive Committee of the Club of Rome and President of Fondazione Aurilio Peccei.
Next Monthly Event
To be announced.
Speaker – To be announced.
Topic – To be announced.
Registration and meet and greet – 11:30 am.
Lunch – 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
Presentation – 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.
Cost – $20.00 for members, their spouses and student guests of CACOR and $25:00 for general admission.