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Hawai’i’s Future: Que Sera Sera?

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An increasing number of scientists agree that the Earth is now entering a new geologic era—the anthropocene, where humans are altering the earth’s natural systems so much that we must take responsibility for shaping the future.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa spoke with two futurists who are studying how society and technology could evolve.

Just a note, in our interview Professor James Dator, head of the Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies, recommended building strong community plans for disaster preparedness and doing everything we can to become self sustaining as our best hedge against an uncertain future.  For more from that interview (you may have to paste the address into your browser window):

http://noetanigawa.com/feature/2014/01/10/futurist-james-dator-checks-2014

Interested in the anthropocene era?

http://www.anthropocene.info/en/home

Noe Tanigawa covers art, culture and ideas for Hawaiʻi Public Radio.
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