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moral collapse…

By |2018-11-04T02:48:21+00:00November 7th, 2018|Climate Change, Ethics|

"Carbon emissions have now accumulated to the point where avoiding warming by 2 degrees Celsius is impossible.  Even under optimistic assumptions about the speed with which countries might respond, it now seems likely that the world will warm by 4 degrees Celsius or more, which will transform the conditions of life on the planet and [...]

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to the youth of the world…

By |2018-11-01T04:22:00+00:00November 6th, 2018|Climate Change, Youth|

To the Youth of the World: An Appeal for Resilience and Hope—by Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Daisaku Ikeda (Rome, June 5, 2018) (On June 5, 2018, in Rome, Italy, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Adolfo Pérez Esquivel and Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda released a joint appeal to young people worldwide, calling for a new world built [...]

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energy storage distributed…

By |2018-11-01T04:09:53+00:00November 5th, 2018|Climate Change, Energy|

ENERGY | ENERGY STORAGE (DISTRIBUTED) RANKING AND RESULTS BY 2050 #77 AN ENABLING TECHNOLOGY—COST AND SAVINGS ARE EMBEDDED IN RENEWABLE ENERGY      There is an energy transition under way, one as radical as the adoption of caol, oil, and gas at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. Most would describe the transformation as the [...]

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why we’re heading for a ‘climate catastrophe’

By |2018-11-01T04:03:27+00:00November 4th, 2018|Climate Change, News|

A damning report from the the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has put the world on the path to a 'climate catastrophe' as global warming nears 3C. As scientists say global warming must be limited to 1.5 C, we investigate if it's too late to turn back. Newsnight is the BBC's flagship news and current [...]

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energy – storage – utilities

By |2018-11-01T03:55:14+00:00November 3rd, 2018|Climate Change, Energy|

ENERGY | ENERGY STORAGE (UTILITIES) RANKING AND RESULTS BY 2050 #77 AN ENABLING TECHNOLOGY—COST AND SAVINGS ARE EMBEDDED IN RENEWABLE ENERGY      About eleven thousand years ago, when we humans shifted from hunter-gatherer mode to permanent settlements and agriculture, we started learning about storage. We had no choice, really, because those first crops yielded [...]

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defying social norms for social change…

By |2018-11-01T03:47:58+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Climate Change, Society|

In this talk, Linh Do asks some important questions: What is normal? And how abnormal do we have to be to effect social change? 19-year-old Linh Do is the founder of Change and Switch in Australia. Four years ago, Linh initiated the Change a Million Light Bulbs project in Melbourne to get people to switch [...]

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energy – grid flexibility

By |2018-11-01T03:39:40+00:00November 1st, 2018|Climate Change, Energy|

ENERGY | GRID FLEXIBILITY RANKING AND RESULTS BY 2050 #77 AN ENABLING TECHNOLOGY—COST AND SAVINGS ARE EMBEDDED IN RENEWABLE ENERGY      During John Muir’s first summer, exploring the Sierra Nevada, he wrote in his journal, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” [...]

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the children of tomorrow part 2

By |2018-10-26T19:28:15+00:00October 26th, 2018|Children, Climate Change|

“Delayed response of the climate system, caused by the great thermal inertia of the ocean and the slow response of ice sheets to warming, creates the possibility that we could hand young people a planet undergoing changes that would be out of control.” - James E. Hansen What I do know for sure is that [...]

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What one skill = an awesome life?

By |2018-10-23T17:17:11+00:00October 17th, 2018|Adaptation, Climate Change, TED|

Dr. Shimi Kang is an award-winning, Harvard-trained doctor, researcher, media expert, and lecturer on human motivation. She is the author of the #1 Bestseller, The Dolphin Way: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Healthy, Happy, and Motivated Kids Without Turning Into A Tiger (Penguin Books 2014). Her articles appear in major media outlets including the Huffington [...]

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