Seeing the future: What do success and failure look like?

Kaneb Lecture Series

Visualizing our future is critical to motivating wise choices today. In this endeavor, speculative fiction is a powerful complement to scientific projections. The final event in the series explores success and failure through the eyes of creatives and invites audiences to activate their own imaginations.

7:00pm ET
Bina Venkataraman
Bina Venkatramen

Editorial Page Editor, Boston Globe

Vandana Singh
Vanada Singh

Fellow, ASU Center for Science and the Imagination

Xia Jia
Xia Jia

Fellow, ASU Center for Science and the Imagination

Jennifer Francis
Jennifer A. Francis

Acting Deputy Director

Events in this series

Just in case: What do we need to know about geoengineering?

Can we afford to engineer the climate? Can we afford not to? This conversation breaks the taboo on discussing geoengineering.

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Going negative: How much carbon can we capture?

Preventing catastrophic climate change will require not only the elimination of fossil fuel emissions, but also removing significant amounts of carbon from the atmosphere.

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Tipping points: Is there a point of no return?

Ecosystems that have long absorbed and stored carbon threaten to become emissions sources, and ice sheets may be committed to complete melting long before they've disappeared.

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Internalizing risk: What 1.5°C (and beyond) looks like

Despite public perceptions, 1.5C degrees of warming has never been “safe,” and current events are raising awareness of the severity of impacts we face.

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Indigenous Perspectives on Climate Change

Join us for a series of events aimed at deepening our relationships with Indigenous communities in the places where we work and amplifying Indigenous voices within our broader community.

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Earth Day 2021: Where Do We Stand?

A Kaneb Lecture  |  The Biden Administration has made climate change a higher priority than any previous administration, and is widely expected to announce new commitments at the Earth Day Summit.

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