After the film, join University of Texas at Austin’s Dr. Jay Banner, Professor of Geoscience and Director of the Environmental Science institute, and Dr. Heather Houser, Professor of English with a focus on environmental literature, for a discussion on climate change in our current time and how it is portrayed through the lens of the media.
Drs. Houser and Banner are members of the Organizing Committee of Planet Texas 2050, a new initiative at UT Austin that is addressing challenges to Texas’s resilience in the 21st century.
For our latest installment of Science On Screen we present this bold new documentary. The unwieldy title, ANTHROPOCENE, refers to the current geologic age we occupy—the era of man’s influence on climate. This rapturously beautiful and sometimes alarming film takes us to several sites in which climate change is changing the face of our planeView Map