Warnings about autonomous weapons must be heeded. But we cannot hope to tackle society's biggest ills without embracing the new machine age.
Blogs and Articles
With US$ 5.2 trillion now pledged to divest from fossil fuels, Jonathon Rowson reflects on how climate change is better understood as a problem with the financial system as much as an environmental issue.
In his final blog, Jonathan Rowson looks back on his time at the RSA and our behaviour change work.
4th December 2015
After the Climate Change talks in Paris, there are now reasons to be optimistic as well as pessimistic about our capacity to deal with climate change, says the RSA's new report.
Jonathan Rowson breaks down the key messages from our new report on climate change, 'Money Talks'.
Today marks the start of a major global summit on climate change in Paris, a UN ‘conferences of the parties’, or cop. Jonathan Rowson weighs up the optimism and pessimism surrounding it.
These unique works were commissioned by the RSA as part of our Seven Dimensions of Climate Change event series, and first performed at the RSA in May 2015.
Tonight I have the privilege of chairing an ambitious RSA public event on Climate Change, with a panel of seven experts speaking to the different aspects of climate change and how they intersect.
20th January 2015
In order to tackle climate change, we need a new social contract between scientists and society, moving away from a hands-off view of just giving the facts about global warming, towards deeper engagement with communication ...
A talent for speaking differently, rather than arguing well, is the chief instrument of cultural change – Richard Rorty