Breakthrough Dialogue: Democracy in the Anthropocene - Democracy and Ecomodernism

Date: 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 (All day) to Friday, June 23, 2017 (All day)

Location: 

Sausalito, California

The 7th annual Breakthrough Dialogue: Democracy in the Anthropocene will take place from Wednesday, June 21 to Friday, June 23, 2017 in Sausalito, California. 

 

Democracy and Ecomodernism. Civil society environmental discourse has been characterized simultaneously by protest against the industrial arrangements of the present and appeals to utopian alternatives for the future. Can ecomodernist solutions be pursued bottom-up instead of top-down?

  • Ted Nordhaus, cofounder and executive director, Breakthrough Institute
  • Steven Pinker, author, The Better Angels of Our Nature