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Wednesday, 2005/04/20, 10:00

Kyoto and the Spanish Economy

Seminar that will study the scientific groundwork supporting the theory of Global Warming, the economic and social consequences for Spain of complying with the Kyoto Protocol and its possible effect on the planet´s climate. The goal is to evaluate the potential costs and benefits of living up to the letter of the treaty.
Salón de Grados
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos I
Campus de Vicálvaro

If you are interested in attending, please write to let us know. This event is free.

This is the definitive program:

10:00 Presentation of the Juan de Mariana Institute. Speakers:
  • Esperanza Aguirre y Gil de Biedma, President of the Autonomous Community of Madrid
  • Pedro González-Trevijano, Rector of the Rey Juan Carlos University
  • Carlos Fernandez De Casadevante Romani, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
  • Gabriel Calzada Álvarez, President of the Juan de Mariana Institute
  • Jesus Huerta De Soto Ballester, Chair of Political Economy, URJC
10:45 Breakfast
11:15 Introduction. Speaker: Jesús Huerta de Soto (Chair of Political Economy, URJC)

First panel. Economic costs in Spain.
11:35 Alberto Recarte (President of Libertad Digital)
12:00 Juan José Toribio (Director of IESE in Madrid)
12:35 Christopher Horner (Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) and Advisor to the Cooler Head Coalition)
13:00 Debate
13:30 Spanish Wine

Second panel. Science, Media and Political Economy.
14:30 Francisco Capella Gómez-Acebo (Astrophysicist and researcher for the Juan de Mariana Institute)
15:15 Gabriel Calzada (Associate Profesor at URJC and the Center for the New Europe´s representative in Spain)
16:00 Debate
16:30 Closing Remarks

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