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Climate Futures, Design, And The Just Transition, Liberal Arts Division Nov 2018

Climate Futures, Design, And The Just Transition, Liberal Arts Division

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Symposium, November 9-10, 2018. Friday | 1:30-6:30pm. Saturday | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. RISD Auditorium.

At a time when climate politics would seem to be stuck between a state of “melancholic paralysis” (Wark, 2015) and “passive nihilism” (Connolly, 2016), mobilizations occurring around just transitions stand as one of the few bright spots on the horizon. Discussions of just transitions are at different stages of development. They come with the usual bundle of issues, problems, controversies and setbacks. But they also come with potential and promise. In a bleak intellectual context, where the converging forces of ...