YES! Magazine, City Lights, and The Land Institute present “How to Get Off Fossil Fuels Quickly—and Fairly.” Stan Cox, author of The Green New Deal and Beyond, is joined by his Ecosphere Studies colleagues Wes Jackson, Aubrey Streit Krug, and Robert Jensen in a discussion of the need for climate policies that go far beyond new technology, carbon taxes, and other market-based approaches. The event is hosted by Breanna Draxler, Climate Editor at YES! The speakers explore the fundamental changes that our society will have to go through in order to adapt to strict ecological boundaries.
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YES! Presents is a live event series from the team behind YES! Magazine that brings to life stories of solutions to some of society’s biggest issues. From deep explorations based on YES!’s award-winning solutions journalism reporting, to discussions with some of the most influential national and local figures at the forefront of these solutions, YES! Presents events offer a thought-provoking look into the role we all play in building a better world.