Education for Sustainability: Is technology our planet’s last resort?

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Education for Sustainability: Is technology our planet’s last resort?

Are we educated in the right way to tackle the challenges to make the world a more sustainable place? It is argued that technology might propose potential solutions for sustainability problems; for example, storing the overload of CO2 in the atmosphere under the ground (geoengineering) or the possibility to go to Mars when the earth turns uninhabitable.

Organisator Studium Generale (Open Mind Lab) icw Green Office
Datum

di 27 juni 2017 20:00

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However, how is the future of our education involved in this technological inventivity? During the third lecture on the 27th of June, we invited Dr. Pieter Lemmens to give his opinion on the role of technology in educating us to tackle the current sustainability problems in the context of the ‘Anthropocene’ and wonder: Is technology our planet’s last resort?