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[…]
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[…]
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/]
Dr. Iain Hamilton Grant on the Anthropocene 29 November 2014 Iain Hamilton Grant is a senior lecturer at the University of the West of England in Bristol, United Kingdom. His research interests include ontology, European philosophy, German Idealism (especially Schelling), and both contemporary and historical philosophy of nature
Professor Jason Wirth on the Anthropocene 28 November 2014 Jason Wirth is a professor of philosophy at Seattle University. A researcher and well-known author in Continental Philosophy, Wirth is also a practicing Zen priest.