KTH Environmental Group, KTH Department of Building & Environment are proud to present WHOLE EARTH? photo exhibition.
This is more then just a photo exhibition - WHOLE EARTH? offers new ways of thinking. And it gets personal by asking students and universities what they can do to help lead society toward a more sustainable future.
About WHOLE EARTH?
WHOLE EARTH? exhibition, adresses possible solutions to global environmental issues in the areas of climate, energy, fresh water, oceans and agriculture, but also in areas such as human rights and economic rule-making.
The exhibition is open for visitors during open hours at KTH Entré between 13 october to 23 november Monday - Friday 08.00-16.30.
KTH part a global network of universities
WHOLE EARTH? is based on the premise that the future belongs to today’s young people and that students and universities everywhere can play a major role in making society more sustainable The Whole Earth? Exhibition will be shown at universities in the UK, Scandinavia and Australia. This exhibition is a call to us all – students, researchers, citizens and politicians - to take action and become catalysts for change.
KTH contributes to the development of methods and tools for understanding and improving the interaction between technology and social, ecological, economic systems. At KTH we address these global challenges by fostering education and research within a wide range of key disciplines, including energy, engineering, architecture and urban planning.
Students and researchers and visitors are invited to share ideas and approaches and inspire a wider audience with new approaches to problems that sometimes seem overwhelming.
"Earth imagery and planetary imagination: Perspectives on Whole Earth" with Nina Wormbs
How do we understand globalisation and climate change? Both are to some extent invisible, hard to see with out own eyes. Still, images are important to convey messages of change. Nina Wormbs will talk about the role of images in creating the idea of a Whole Earth and how invisible climate change can become visible.
"Edens, Arks and Spaceships: Visions of Whole Earth since the Environmental Revolution” with Sabine Höhler
The idea of Earth as a unique and fragile container of life came of age in an era shaped by space travel, the Cold War and the rising environmental movement. But how inclusive were expressions of Earth as paradisiacal garden, ark and spaceship in science and fiction? This talk will explore how Whole Earth metaphors and blueprints informed conservationist as well as technocratic solutions for planetary sustainability.
Engineers Without Borders work by raising engineer's awareness of sustainability issues and using our skills to help make the world a little better. Contact
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