Announcement: Soup and Sandwich Seminar: China's High Economic Growth and Environmental Destruction: A National and Global Problem.

Dr. David Obermiller (Department of History, Environmental Studies Program and Japanese Studies)

Place: Melva Lind Interpretive Center

Date/Time: November 18, 2015, 11:30am " 1:00pm

China's enviable double-digit economic growth the past two decades had allowed it to become the world's second largest economy and is poised to pass the US economy sometime in the next ten years. This growth, however, has come at the expense of China's environment. The degradation of China's environment has not only produced social and political unrest, it also had begun to undermine China's economic growth. Moreover, China's acute need to develop its economy also has global ecological consequences that is not fully appreciated in the West, especially the simultaneous role of the West plays in China's economic growth and environmental destruction.

RESERVATION AND PRE-PAYMENT REQUIRED NO LATER THAN TWO DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT

*Meal served at 11:30am. Talk begins at 12:00pm and is over by 1:00pm.

Cost is $8 for Arboretum Members, $9 for non-members.

Credit card: Go to gustavustickets.com or call the Ticketing Office at 933-7590 to register.

Check: Mail to Shirley Mellema, Linnaeus Arboretum, 800 West College Ave., St. Peter, MN 56082

Questions? Please contact arboretum@gustavus.edu or call 933-6181.

ContactShirley Mellema — 507-933-6181
PostedNovember 4, 2015; November 11, 2015; and November 16, 2015
AudiencePublic