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The Edit: The Anthropocene
The Edit

The Edit: The Anthropocene

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
22nd Mar 2024

Reality, science fiction, living with trees and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • Amid all the climate gloom, let’s not ignore the good news. Powerful economic and technological factors are driving the shift to clean energy – Financial Times
  • Are we in the Anthropocene? It’s the proposed name for a geologic period defined by extensive human disturbance – The New York Times 
  • How businesses are actually using generative AI. Some experiments with chatbots are more useful than others – The Economist
  • Is science fiction the new realism? In an era of life-altering pandemics, advanced AI and climate catastrophe, anticipating the future can seem like a futile exercise – New Yorker
  • Mountain Man. The only man permitted in Bhutan’s sacred mountains chronicles humanity’s impact – Aeon
  • The art of communing with trees. A life that can age and grow young again at the turn of the seasons – The Atlantic
  • Tim Dixon: More in Common. A documentary on the dangers of polarisation and how we can overcome it, featuring Tim Dixon, Co-founder of More in Common – The Beautiful Truth 

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