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The Other Night School: “Life After Carbon”

  • Hawthorne Room, Inn at Serenbe 10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road Palmetto, GA, 30268 United States (map)

Dr. Hannes Gerhardt, professor of geosciences, University of West Georgia

As the inconvenient truth of global climate change settles into our consciousness, we are often left with a sense of cynicism in the face of the apparent intractability of our energy-driven carbon dependencies. Yet is our failure to imagine a paradigmatic shift to a new, sustainable energy system justified? Let’s take a journey into possible worlds to come--rooted in efforts and innovations in the here and now--where energy is abundant, affordable, and carbon-neutral.