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Planetary Intelligence: Societal Responses to the Anthropocene

PlanetWorks Sustainability Series

Sir Crispin Tickell

  • Member, Board of Directors for Sustainability at ASU
  • Former British Diplomat
  • Fellow of the Oxford Martin School, Oxford University
  • Member of Oxford Martin School Advisory Council

The Anthropocene is the label for the brief geological period in which the human species has transformed – and is transforming – the surface of the Earth, land, sea, and sky. How we cope with the accumulating effects of our actions is a major issue for society and requires, above all, understanding and political leadership, global as well as national. The penalty for failure could be disasterous.

Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.