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In partnership with Future Earth & , the Worlds We Want is a new podcast exploring cutting-edge research, projects and people working for positive transitions in the Anthropocene. Can hope trump apocalypse?

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Sep 26, 2018

In this episode we continue the conversation we had in June and bring in some new voices as we discuss issues related to indigenous self-governance. The reason that we want to explore this this topic is the clear tie that indigenous rights has on issues related to resource extraction and preservation. Further we...

Jun 28, 2018

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May 31, 2018

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About our guest

Andrew (Andy) J. Hoffman is the Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan; a position that holds joint...

Apr 26, 2018


Today’s episode is a slightly different format compared to the one we’ve been developing over the last few shows, as we wanted to take advantage of an interesting public conversation that was held at Concordia University a few weeks ago. It was a panel called “What, if anything, is sustainability?”...

Mar 30, 2018


In thinking about some of the current challenges that face humanity, such as climate change and the great acceleration, it’s easy, but also demoralizing, to shrug these issues off as human nature… you know, thinking that there isn’t much that we can do and that we’re only going to really face the...