Caring for the Earth has never been more urgent and widespread. To address this need to realign our lives with kindred sphere of a shrinking and changing world, ZeMis joins Earth Hour 2012 to unite people against the threat of climate change.
As long as I’m president, we’re going to keep on encouraging oil development and infrastructure, and we’re going to do it in a way that protects the health and safety of the American people.
He knows that’s impossible. Burning oil releases CO2, driving up the risk of climate change. There’s no way to burn fossil fuels and protect the health and safety of Americans — unless we can find ways to capture CO2 from the air.
As it happens, that’s just what three startup companies – one of them backed by Bill Gates – are trying to do: They want to build thousands of big machines to extract CO2 from the atmosphere. Their technology, for now, is costly. Some scientists say they are wasting their time.
Shimon Waronker sounds like a fascinating character. Grew up in South America, became a US Army Intelligence officer, is an observant Jew of the Chabad-Lubavich movement, and then became a NYC school teacher, and studied at the New York City Leadership Academy.
I will be speaking with Gerd Leonhard, Andreas Wiegand, and (hopefully) Jamais Cascio at an event in San Francisco, 10 April 2012, sponsored by Swissex.
The theme is Data is the New Oil: The Journey from Privacy to Publicy. As every web page we visit is logged, and every comment and tweet analyzed for sentiment and intention, more data is being logged weekly than existed on earth a few years ago, prior to the rise of the social web. We will explore the connections between our connected world and the complexities and challenges of a data economy.
If you are interested in attending, please register quickly, since there are only 150 or so seats.
A plain, wooden yardstick traveling with the speed of light- 186,000 miles a second- would shrink into nothingness; a person moving faster than a ray of light could see history going backward like a movie film in reverse. These statements may seen like scientific hocus-pocus, but they are everyday logic to Albert Einstein.
Newsweek April 4, 1938
Oh Newsweek Archivist, we would love an image of this article so we could read it, please…Just a couple pages?