What does the longest arc of history tell us about our global moment? In his opening essay, David Christian explores how the Big History framework illuminates where we are and clarifies what we must do. Panel 1 affirms and expands the framework; Panel 2 raises questions about its utility for a Great Transition.
Core GT Texts
The emergence of an organic planetary civilization has become both possible and necessary. What would it look like? How do we get there?
The classic essay on our planetary moment, global scenarios, and pathways to a just, fulfilling, and sustainable future.