People and Planet

The interaction between us and our planet.

People: Dr Tim Weiskel

Tim Weiskel came up to Oxford nearly fifty years ago in 1969.  He first read Social Anthropology and then Modern History for two different degrees.  Ever since arriving in Oxford, the Dons,...

Video: Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet Is Not Possible

As an anthropologist who looks at the broad sweep of history, Tim has been struck by the enduring legacy that European colonialism has left as a mark upon the world since 1492.  The physical...

News: Can Humanity Survive the Anthropocene?

Dr Tim Weiskel (Balliol, Rhodes Scholar, 1969) writes for Voices from Oxford on his ideas and research regarding transition studies, and the pressing need for humanity to change its ‘business as...

Video: Advice to Young People: Environmental Sustainability

Tim Weiskel offers these few comments by way of general advice to young people.

Video: Climate Change - Problems and Solutions

Karen Florini is a Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, and previously worked as Deputy Special Envoy on Climate Change in the Obama Administration.