Advance 2030 Announcement

The province recently announced ‘Advance 2030,’ a growth plan for the fossil fuel industry in Newfoundland and Labrador. Among the goals is to double off shore oil production by 2030. During the scrum that followed the announcement, premier Ball observed, “There is still a thirst for oil and gas throughout the world,” and that “the Read more about Advance 2030 Announcement[…]

Interview with Dr. Sean J. McGrath on Newfoundland and Labrador and the Anthropocene

This text is an Interview with Dr. Sean J. McGrath conducted by Dr. Jens Soentgen for the Annual Report of the Centre for Environmental Sciences at the University of Augsburg (Wissenschaftszentrum Umwelt).   Jens Soentgen (JS): Sean, can one say that Newfoundland suffers from problems that are typical in the Anthropocene? Sean McGrath (SJM): Newfoundland Read more about Interview with Dr. Sean J. McGrath on Newfoundland and Labrador and the Anthropocene[…]

Dr. Jens Soentgen

Professor Jens Soentgen on the Anthropocene 29 November 2014 Environmental Science, Augsburg U. Jens Soentgen is trained in both natural scientific and phenomenological methods and now serves as the director of the Wissenschaftszentrums Umwelt at the University of Augsburg [http://www.wzu.uni-augsburg.de/team/vorstand/soentgen/]