What can a technologist do about climate change? A personal view.


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People say “this is a Manhattan Project, this an Apollo Project”. Sorry, those are science projects. Fusion is a Manhattan Project or an Apollo Project... The…
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Enevo works at the system level, not consumer level. There are fewer customers at system-level, but those customers have the motivation and leverage to implement heavy efficiency improvements.

There are many reasons, of course, why organizations tend not to publicize their problems. But in a planetary crisis, the “secretive competitive company” might not be the ideal organizing structure for human effort. In an admirable gesture of global goodwill, Tesla recently “open-sourced” their patents, but patents represent solutions. What if there were some way Tesla could reveal their open problems?
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What can a technologist do about climate change? A personal view. People say “this is a Manhattan Project, this an Apollo Project”. Sorry, those are science…
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People say “this is a Manhattan Project, this an Apollo Project”. Sorry, those are science projects. Fusion is a Manhattan Project or an Apollo Project... The…
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People say “this is a Manhattan Project, this an Apollo Project”. Sorry, those are science projects. Fusion is a Manhattan Project or an Apollo Project... The…
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What can a technologist do about climate change? A personal view. People say “this is a Manhattan Project, this an Apollo Project”. Sorry, those are science…
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“How do you think the tech community (startup community, or any community) can contribute to tech and/or policy solutions on a global scale?”

The notes below are my attempt to answer that question.
energy  technology  ClimateChange  primer 
february 2018 by lidel
blog post about climate change
november 2017 by asenju
RT : read this piece from almost two years ago but worth re-reading in the context of the weather:
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september 2017 by avi
This isn't as good as those, but maybe more actionable.
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september 2017 by mellowfish
This isn't as good as those, but maybe more actionable.
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september 2017 by freerange_inc
What can a technologist do about climate change? A personal view. People say “this is a Manhattan Project, this an Apollo Project”. Sorry, those are science…
Longform  TechScene 
september 2017 by jayhoffmann
This essay by was/is important and while its tone is positive it increasingly feels like a warning.
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september 2017 by maxfenton
This started with a tweet. I’m embarrassed how often that happens.
migrate  pocket 
august 2017 by patgardner
From November 2015. I don't feel any less useless but it's a great way to present a piece of writing. If only every news article had such clear extra context.
bretvictor  climatechange  technology  energy 
january 2017 by philgyford
Have you read ? Long, but worthwhile
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november 2016 by poisontofu
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climatechange  analysis 
november 2016 by ajturner
RT : Re-reading ’s "What can a technologist do about climate change?"
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november 2016 by jaygooby
a huge overarching framework for how to think about & tackle climate change from a technologist point of view.
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november 2016 by sweetabix
People say “this is a Manhattan Project, this an Apollo Project”. Sorry, those are science projects. Fusion is a Manhattan Project or an Apollo Project... The…
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november 2016 by toph
RT : Don't panic. Don't despair. Build.
If you call yourself an engineer, it's time to step up and start engineering.
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october 2016 by holden
RT : Hi. Does this give you feelings?

Here's what you can do:
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What can a technologist do about climate change? A personal view. People say “this is a Manhattan Project, this an Apollo Project”. Sorry, those are science…
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september 2016 by theory
RT : Hi. Does this give you feelings?

You know what you need to do.
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september 2016 by rtanglao