History, Time & the Anthropocene
Welcome to the Anthropocene
Data visualisation capturing the scale of humanity and the new concept of the Anthropocene. Produced by IGBP and Globai, this 3-minute film was originally shown at the opening of the UN’s Rio+20 Summit.
To Fix Climate Change We Need to Understand Time
As a geologist and a professor, I speak and write rather cavalierly about eons. One of the courses I teach is The History of Earth and Life. It’s a survey of the 4.5-billion-year saga of the entire…
300 Years of FOSSIL FUELS in 300 Seconds
Fossil fuels have powered human growth and ingenuity for centuries. Now that we’re reaching the end of cheap and abundant oil and coal supplies, we’re in for an exciting ride.
Mother Earth – Jane Goodall
“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall
Education for Sustainable Development
“Education for Sustainable Development empowers learners to take informed decisions and responsible actions for environmental integrity, economic viability and a just society, for present and future generations, while respecting cultural diversity.”