In an era of climate change, should landscape architecture organizations hold annual meetings?

This is a piece By Dr. Jason Hickel discussing the hypocrisy of an organization whose ethics state that “Anthropological researchers must do everything in their power to ensure that their research does not harm the safety of the people with whom they work” but yet one which holds an annual meeting that requires enormous amounts of fossil fuel use by attendees.

The author asks:  “In an age of dangerous climate change, is this morally justifiable?”

His answer is no.  The American Society of Landscape Architects should take heed.

Read the whole thing here.


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