Donna Haraway on the Anthropocene, capital and things yet to come

This video is a short introduction to Haraway’s recent thinking. It includes a fairly extensive argument against the Gaia Hypothesis that is again increasing in popularity in political ecology thanks to Latour’s Gifford Lectures last year.

Dipesh Chakrabarty on Beyond Capital: The climate crisis as a challenge to social thought

I was at this talk last week and it is quite interesting. Chakrabarty sets out three propositions to help us start thinking about the climate crisis without the typical sets of assumptions about the workings of capitalism or imaginations of what is “planetary”. Click here to go to the page where you can view the video.