Kim Stanley Robinson – Rethinking Our Relationship to the Biosphere
The coming century requires that we rethink and restructure our relationship with our planet to avoid endangering the integrity of the biosphere and risking the end of human civilization. This means reforming our economic system, which uses a market and trade system that systemically under-prices and degrades both people and the natural world. How can we change that, and what would it look like if we did? One of the great visionary science fiction writers of our era will draw from his decades of work and thinking on this question to sketch a utopian but deeply informed and cogent scenario of a new economy for the coming decades.
Introduction by J. P. Harpignies, Bioneers Senior Producer.
This speech was given at the 2015 Bioneers Annual Conference.