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Eight thoughts on climate crisis

Eight thinkers raise their point of view on climate change and the philosophical consequences of the destruction of the planet due to human activity.

McKenzie Wark

The Drunken Driver: Thoughts on a Waning Civilisation

McKenzie Wark, Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, discuss the role of climate change in the present Anthropocene Era. Wark points out that perhaps this is not as rational a world as its owners would like us to think. What if the corporate-robotic-information complex that is seeking power o...

Naomi Klein

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate

What are the challenges presented by climate change in today’s world? Can we act in time to put a stop to the processes destroying the planet’s resources? In the book "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate" the journalist Naomi Klein challenges some of the myths about climate change and makes an urgent call for measures to be taken against what she sees as humanity’s greatest crisis.

Donna Haraway

A conversation with Marta Segarra

The biologist and philosopher of science Donna Haraway talks with the Professor Marta Segarra on the occasion of the essay Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene (DUP, 2016), in which Haraway proposes new ways of reconfiguring the relations of humans with the earth and all its inhabitants.

Timothy Morton: Ecology without Nature

Roc Jiménez de Cisneros

We interview the philosopher Tim Morton, author of “Dark Ecology”, who proposes that we rethink the way we see ecology, anthropocentrism and art.

George Monbiot

Interview. Rewilding the Land, the Sea, and Human Life

George Monbiot, journalist and essayist specialising in the environment, argues that damaged ecosystems must be freed from human intervention so that the flora and fauna can develop freely and recover the natural ecological processes of the wild.

Vandana Shiva

Seeding Freedom: Humanity at an Evolutionary Crossroads

Vandana Shiva, activist and ecofeminist thinker talks about the role humanity must accept in a future conditioned by the ecological, economic, political and social effects of the present climate crisis. Vandana Shiva argues that today’s climate crisis faces humanity with a serious situation ...

Dipesh Chakrabarty

The Human Condition in the Anthropocene

Dipesh Chakrabarty is a Bengali historian, Professor of History at the University of Chicago and an eminent theorist in postcolonial studies. His research has been concerned with the concept of the Anthropocene. The Anthropocene is concept in scientific debate which forces recognition of such ...