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Sustainability films and discussions

Photo of Weatherspoon Art Museum“The Economics of Happiness” launches the 2014-15 UNCG Sustainability Film & Discussion Series.

“This first film is about the prospects for localizing basic human needs – such as food and shelter – as a way to save energy, connect with community, and reduce wasteful practices inherent in today’s global economy,” says Dr. Laura Cole (Interior Architecture). As a co-organizer for the Ashby Dialogue “Localization in a Global World: Exploring Local and Global Pathways to Resilience,” she will lead the post-film discussion.

The full schedule:

Sept. 4: “The Economics of Happiness”

Oct. 9: “Ethics of Fracking”

Nov. 13: “Shored Up”

Jan. 22: “Thin Ice”

Feb. 19: “Above All Else”

March 19: “Growing Cities”

Each film starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Weatherspoon Auditorium. For more information, email sbdorsey@uncg.edu.