Friday Discussion on Free Market and Environment
Friday Discussion is a program designed to engage and inform the core members on the ideas of free market economy and classical liberal ideas. Discussions are made on the contemporary issues (local or national) through free market perspective. Article is selected and shared within the members to prepare oneself for the program. The program is organized at the venue of Hotel Namaskar, Biratnagar on every alternative Friday (twice a month).
On this series, discussion was made on the Article of “Free Market and Environment”, where 11 numbers of participants took part to discuss their views. It was hot and live discussion where participants discussed on the impact of Free Market in Environment.
As we all know that there is a great debate regarding the issue of environment and free market. People believes that Free market and business agencies are responsible for climate change and to degrading the environment. During the discussion, group was divided into two, half of them supporting that business people are responsible for the environment degradation and they should be regulated and make reliable for corporate social responsibility.
Other half were were stressing that Free market is not responsible to degrade the environment as people claim it to be. Their argument was that compare to past now people are able to consume fresh water in the developed nations. They are living longer and having better life standard than people who are kept out of reach of market. They stressed that if business agencies violate the rights of others while making their business, than they should be penalized.
The program was helpful to arouse many questions and good discussion. It was held on 13 March 2015, at 4:30 pm and Program was ended at 6:30 pm.