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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

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”...


Mar 30, 2018

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Issues of sustainability are typically tied to the language of science research. Solutions are often described in technical terms without much mention of the broader public who will ultimately be affected and have to participate in some way, shape or form. In episode 2, we looked into the research-side of...


Mar 30, 2018

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Future Earth has a mandate to explore transdisciplinary research, but what does that even mean?

Some of you might be familiar with other kinds of research such as multi- or interdisciplinary research.

In this episode, we explore this emerging research paradigm through interviews with members of the Future...