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

Lecture

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.

Organised by Studium Generale (Open Mind Lab) icw Green Office
Date

Tue 27 June 2017 20:00

Venue Impulse, Building number 115
Stippeneng 2
115
6708 WE
Wageningen
+31 317-482828
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?