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Program for public meetings of SPA-SA/NT March-June 2017

28 March 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 28 June 2017 @ 7:30 pm

All events are in the Seminar Room, ground floor, Conservation Council of SA, 111 Franklin St, Adelaide City


Date “SPA Review” Event Speaker Book and Blog Alert
Tues 28 March 7.30pm The Arrival of the Anthropocene John Tons Michael Lardelli
Wed 3 May 7.30 pm Using the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) to present a case for an end to population growth in Australia.

Plus a report on the Ecological Economics Conference, Adelaide, Jan 2017

Peter Martin tbc
Wed May 31 7.30 pm Energy and the Wealth of Nations

Understanding the Biophysical Economy, by Charles Hall.

This (expensive) book is reviewed at http://www.resilience.org/stories/2012-06-11/energy-and-wealth-nations/

Michael Lardelli tbc
Wed June 28 7.30 pm Supply Shock: Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution, by Brian Czech. John Coulter tbc


SPA-SA/NT holds monthly ‘SPA Review’ nights at which books and other materials that have strongly influenced members are outlined and discussed. An innovation for 2017 will be a 5-min ‘Book and Blog Alert’ segment when certain key papers, postings or other information is reported and links provided. Note that volunteers to present this Alert at the May and June nights are still needed. Members, friends and other members of the public are welcome, and there is no charge. Refreshments are provided.


For more details contact SA-NT branch president Peter Martin (0417 776 494, poitgm@hotmail.com), or secretary Dr Michael Lardelli (michael.lardelli@adelaide.edu.au).



28 March 2017 @ 7:30 pm
28 June 2017 @ 7:30 pm
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