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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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Science Borealis

May 31, 2018

There is a small moment in the show with some racy language, for a bleeped versions - head here: https://soundcloud.com/cjlo1690am/the-worlds-we-want-ep-8

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

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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

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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...


Mar 30, 2018

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Today we are talking about the Future.

What then of our future? Yours and mine. How do we, as a society, think about the future? How do we think about our future becoming better for more people? How might we think, plan, and work towards the kind of worlds we want - rather than the kind of worlds we just...


Mar 30, 2018

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In the 10+ years since the explosion of documentary films related to issues of the environment, like an Inconvenient Truth, we’re considering the way some people are using film as a point of departure for deeper, personal reflections on climate change action.

Seems to be a “less film, more dialogue”...