What Next? Geo-engineering, nanotechnology, synthetic biology: The case for international technology assessment at Rio +20

Pat Mooney spoke at What Next? roundtable discussion October 14th , 2011

This roundtable discussion with Pat Mooney was organized jointly by the What Next Forum and The Resilience and Development Programme (SwedBio) at Stockholm Resilience Centre.

All together 19 persons, with backgrounds in civil society, the Swedish Ministry for Environment, the Swedish EPA, the research community and sustainable development consultancy participated in a rich discussion, initiated and inspired by an overview by Mooney.

The discussions provided a strong case for establishing an international mechanism for technology assessment, something Sweden could take a lead in promoting as an outcome of the Rio +20 summit in June 2012.


Interview Transcription (Q&A format):