Generation Anthropocene

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A collection of interviews with cutting edge thinkers and leaders exploring the deeper meaning of our new geologic age, the Anthropocene.

History is accelerating, and Generation Anthropocene is working hard to keep up. Each week on our show, we conduct long-form interviews with experts, academics, and thought-leaders about a wide spectrum of 21st century issues. Conversational and curiosity-driven, our show is on the cutting edge of new ideas ranging from pragmatic conservationism to water law, social entrepreneurship to environmental poetry. Our guests include scientists, philosophers, artists, entrepreneurs, lawyers, engineers, and policy-experts, and through these interviews we hope to bring you their stories, fresh ideas, and visions for the future.

Generation Anthropocene is currently in its 4th season. The podcast is hosted and produced by Mike Osborne, Miles Traer, and Leslie Chang.

Homepage: http://anthropocene.stanford.edu
Twitter: @GenAnthropocene
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History is accelerating, and Generation Anthropocene is working hard to keep up. Each week on our show, we conduct long-form interviews with experts, academics, and thought-leaders about a wide spectrum of 21st century issues. Conversational and curiosity-driven, our show is on the cutting edge of new ideas ranging from pragmatic conservationism to water law, social entrepreneurship to environmental poetry. Our guests include scientists, philosophers, artists, entrepreneurs, lawyers, engineers, and policy-experts, and through these interviews we hope to bring you their stories, fresh ideas, and visions for the future.Generation Anthropocene is currently in its 4th season. The podcast is hosted and produced by Mike Osborne, Miles Traer, and Leslie Chang.Homepage:... Show full description


60 Pieces

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Fran Moore talks about various ways that farmers in Europe have adjusted to higher temperatures in recent years, and sheds light on the difficulty ...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2013
  • Length: 33:29
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Emma Marris, author of Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World, believes that in the Anthropocene we should widen our repertoire of...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2013
  • Length: 26:15
  • Purchases: 1
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In the second half of his interview with Gen Anthro, Hari Mix talks about his experiences this past spring in the Himalaya and his summit bid for L...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2013
  • Length: 29:14
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Today’s episode is the first part of Gen Anthro's interview with Hari Mix, a mountaineer, PhD student, and friend of the producers. In this first h...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2013
  • Length: 35:46
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Today, we take a little bit of break from talking about science to instead talk about how media covers science, particularly the reporting on genet...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2013
  • Length: 29:15
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Rebecca Solnit, a writer and native of the Bay Area, provides a brief history of San Francisco’s transformation from a working class port city to a...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2013
  • Length: 25:58
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Humans have always been changing the earth’s surface, but the study of land use change has been greatly aided by satellite imaging since the 1970s....

  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 33:29
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In the mid-1980s, a small problem began to surface in a relatively obscure corner of the world. In 1994, just about a decade later, the World Healt...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2013
  • Length: 24:31
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What does brain science have to do with the Anthropocene? We’re not entirely sure. But the Generation Anthropocene team is venturing into the world...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2013
  • Length: 24:12
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Jane Lubchenco, the former head of the US government’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), discusses what it’s like being asked...

  • Added: May 27, 2013
  • Length: 29:07
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Hank Greely and Jake Sherkow discuss the science, morals, and ethics of de-extinction: bringing extinct species back to life. As lawyers with an i...

  • Added: May 15, 2013
  • Length: 29:01
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Expert on international law Andrew Guzman takes a step back from analyzing climate change in terms of degrees and meters of sea level rise and brea...

  • Added: May 10, 2013
  • Length: 25:09
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After growing up in a remote corner of Alaska, marine biologist Zach Brown wants to start a school to teach future scientists about environmental s...

  • Added: May 04, 2013
  • Length: 19:27
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Geographer Reece Jones discusses his recent book “Border Walls,” examining the history of how and why societies have chosen to literally wall thems...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 29:48
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We revisit our conversation with biological anthropologist James Holland Jones, who explains how diseases typically spread from animal to human pop...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 27:52
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We revisit one of our first interviews with environmental historian Richard White. He addresses the (mis)perceptions of the natural world, the ambi...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 23:59
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Climate scientist Ken Caldeira begins with a discussion of ocean acidification, a term he helped coin. He follows with the story of how his name b...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 28:17
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Historian, author, and urban park ranger Jenny Price makes her case for throwing out the well-tread “save the planet” mantra in favor of a new envi...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 39:49
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Director Jeff Orlowski takes us behind the scenes of his widely praised documentary Chasing Ice, which captured stunning time lapse images of retre...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 22:30
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Literary ecocritic George Handley discusses how literature ranging from sacred texts like the Bible to Charles Dickens to Twilight shape our percep...

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 26:18