Imagining the Anthropocene
From SDG Academy
Professor Garry Peterson provides a theoretical thinking approach to living in the Anthropocene. He encourages us to look at the depiction of sustainability provided through the world of fiction. We are living in the Anthropocene and will be for future generations, so we must come up with ways to make this “good” for us. Professor Peterson discusses dystopian views of the future. There need to be ways that we can imagine desirable social-ecological futures that are integrated and that take into account migration. The basic definition of sustainable development calls for fairness and prosperity, supported by a sustainable biosphere. Evidence shows that we are on the path to this sustainable development and that we have latent capacity, but it will be difficult.