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12 Apr 2019

Surviving climate change means transforming both economics and design

What could be more important than sustaining habitable living conditions on Earth?

Climate change, biodiversity loss and other environmental problems demand changes on an order of magnitude well beyond the trajectory of business-as-usual.

And yet, despite accumulative social and technological innovation, environmental problems are accelerating far more quickly than sustainable solutions.

Dr Joanna Boehnert, of the School of the Arts, English and Drama, explains why the economic system must be designed to reflect priorities and values associated with preserving habitable conditions on the planet in The Conversation.

Read the full article here.