Living in and with the Anthropocene
The Anthropocene has been defined as “an epoch in which humans & our societies have become a global geophysical force.“ After recapping and updating the reasoning that originally led to this definition this class will explore how our world may be changed as we learn to live with the many changes that are either already occurring or are expected to occur.
We can’t predict how the countries of the world are going to respond to the dire climate warnings that have been issued. We can suggest what a more sustainable Anthropocene life style could look like. We can also discuss the sorts of innovation that are already being proposed, some genuinely interesting and viable, some more controversial. Finally, we’ll explore some tools for evaluating them.
This class is a follow-up to the earlier “Anthropocene” class presented in 2018.
|Dates||Four Fridays, Nov. 1 to Nov. 22|
|Times||10 a.m. to noon|
|Location||Capilano University, Sechelt Campus|
|Course fee||$36.75 (GST incl.)|