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Introducing the Opposing Teams for the Upcoming Lux Debate

Lux Research

What will be the short-term price of saving our planet? When it comes to sustainability, is compromise a good thing? Should long-term objectives always trounce short-term goals?

It’s time to hear the surprising truth from the experts, leaving you to make up your own mind about whether or not sustainability is the enemy of growth. 

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In only 25 days, two teams of leading global thinkers will face off in an explosive live two-hour interactive debate on the topic: "Is sustainability the enemy of growth?", moderated by Scott Kirsner Columnist at The Boston Globe and co-founder of InnoLead.

Affirming that sustainability is not the enemy of growth are five industry experts from technology investment, academia, agrifood science, and entrepreneurship:

Lux Debate Debaters Announced

Affirming that sustainability is the enemy of growth are four industry experts from cultural anthropology, academia, energy research, and materials science:

Lux Debate Debaters Announced

The live audience will have an opportunity to engage in answering polls, asking questions, and networking with the debaters before and after the event. 

Tickets for the event will be $34 + fees per person, with 25% of the proceeds being donated to Boston Beyond, a nonprofit with an initiative called "BoSTEM" that brings high-quality science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) opportunities to every Boston middle schooler through an innovative citywide coalition of nonprofits, schools, researchers, and industry partners. 

For more information about the Lux Debate, please visit the event site.

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