Linear modeling and thinking got us here, and it will keep us here if we let it.
You know those estimates we economists produce of the damages caused by climate change? They don’t include the costs of more global conflicts. We can’t figure out how to credibly put them in monetary terms so we pretend they’re zero. Our bad. https://twitter.com/revkin/status/1173562169058836482
Most American teens are frightened by climate change, poll finds, and about 1 in 4 are taking action - The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/most-american-teens-are-frightened-by-climate-change-poll-finds-and-about-1-in-4-are-taking-action/2019/09/15/1936da1c-d639-11e9-9610-fb56c5522e1c_story.html
Seven. Freaking. Hours. @email@example.com https://heated.world/p/seven-freaking-hours?utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=email&utm_source=twitter
We’ve teamed up with @MSFTIssues@twitter.com to use #DataForGood yet again! We’ve launched an “AI Accelerator” where we’re providing pro bono expertise & assistance to a cohort of orgs seeking to apply #AI to societal challenges in urban communities. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2lxG643
I found it! I found the climate startup from this @firstname.lastname@example.org batch! https://projectwren.com/
No climate-related startups in YC demo day 1. Nothing even in the neighborhood.
All 84 startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 1: https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/19/all-84-startups-from-y-combinators-s19-demo-day-1/
Shallow clouds play an important role in the Earth's climate. They’re also difficult to understand and to represent in climate models. Here's how you can help.
“If there is any lingering uncertainty that the Koch brothers are the primary sponsors of climate-change doubt in the United States, it ought to be put to rest by the publication of ‘Kochland’” @JaneMayerNYer@twitter.com https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/kochland-examines-how-the-koch-brothers-made-their-fortune-and-the-influence-it-bought
Lately, I can't stop thinking about blockchain experiments in the context of special economic zones (areas in which the business and trade laws are different from the rest of the country such as free-trade zones, industrial parks, free-ports
Bonded logistics parks etc) /1
God help me I'm linking to @DouthatNYT@twitter.com. One of the most effective ways to divert scrutiny from a truly problematic or corrupt state of affairs is to associate it with cranks. But just because there are crank-ish theories doesn't mean there's no there there https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/13/opinion/jeffrey-epstein-suicide.html
Some people know that there are many possible futures. And once you accept this possibility - well, then you want to play your part getting us onto the best timeline possible. If you're one of these people - wherever you are, whatever you do, however you view your talents - this is the place for you.