"Lake Erie just won the same legal rights as people": https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/2/26/18241904/lake-erie-legal-rights-personhood-nature-environment-toledo-ohio "Ohio voters passed groundbreaking legislation that allows citizens to sue on behalf of the lake when it’s being polluted". #ClimateChange #FFHCI
"Orangutan Tries To Fight Bulldozer Destroying Habitat":
On the age of computation in the epoch of humankind:
We live in a moment of profound transitions caused by the accelerating dynamics of planetary change. The digital transformation is an important driver of this dynamics which we need to better understand.
Old self important men facing their own imminent mortality proclaiming the end of the world is nigh. I see a trend here...
First sun-dimming experiment will test a way to cool Earth:
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07533-4 #ClimateChange #Politics
Google will grant $25 million next year to humanitarian & environmental projects seeking to use AI to speed up and grow their efforts: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-alphabet-google-aid/google-seeks-to-grant-25-million-to-ai-for-good-projects-idUSKCN1N32CW #ClimateChange #ML
Discussion with Bruno Latour and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber - on #ClimateChange:
Anthropocene Lecture: Bruno Latour
Ditching the Grid for Solar - Solar Microgrids, The Only Logical Future:
Mammals cannot evolve fast enough to escape current extinction crisis:
Putting a (solar powered) billboard on a street that says "Climate Denial Kills" won't change anything - on the contrary, it will just scare people. If you want action on Climate Change, don't scare & confuse people more - show them loud & clear a realistic alternative path.
Thoughts in response to "Art can play a valuable role': climate change installations appear in New York": https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/sep/04/climate-signals-climate-change-installation-new-york #ClimateChange #Regenerative #Ideas
"Drought & Heat 2018 surpass all records. Statistically only occurs once every 200 to 400y. Without globalization there would be a famine. Soils urgently need wet autumn & winter so in 2019 fruit & vegetables can be grown".
"China Is Launching Weather-Control Machines Across An Area The Size Of Alaska":
Arctic Sea Ice Minimum Volumes 1979-2017
Japanese Monks Recorded the Climate for 700 Years: