Tag: technology

Amazon ‘climate pledge’, Trump punishes San Francisco over homeless crisis

Amazon ‘climate pledge’, Trump punishes San Francisco over homeless crisis

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 21, 2019

>> TODAY WE ARE ANNOUNCING THE CLIMATE PLEDGE. THE CLIMATE PLEDGE IS TO MEET THE GOALS OF THE PARIS AGREEMENT 10 YEARS EARLY. BY 2024 WE’RE COMMITTING TO BE AT 80% RENEWABLE ENERGY AND BY 2030 WE’RE COMMITTING TO BE AT 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY. DAVID: CEO JEFF BEZOS ANNOUNCING A NEW SWEEPING PLAN TO GO […]

Global Climate Strike: Now’s the time to talk Climate Change

Global Climate Strike: Now’s the time to talk Climate Change

By Micah Moen 7 Comments September 20, 2019

about this time last year I made a video which started a little something like this these catastrophic events have raised one subject to the top of every conversation climate change except that’s not true hardly anyone’s talking about climate change and at the time that I wrote and released that video that was true […]

How Extreme Weather is linked to Climate Change… and Popcorn

How Extreme Weather is linked to Climate Change… and Popcorn

By Micah Moen 6 Comments September 19, 2019

last night I went on a hot date ahaha and speaking of climate change your last video got me thinking you said climate and weather are two different things right weather is about the day-to-day and climate is about the big picture I got it the first time but what about all those wildfires that […]

Devices that adapt and build smart environments | Sean Follmer | TEDxCERN

Devices that adapt and build smart environments | Sean Follmer | TEDxCERN

By Micah Moen 4 Comments September 16, 2019

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Ivana Korom We’ve evolved with tools and tools have evolved with us. Our ancestors created these hand axes 1.5 million years ago, shaping them to not only fit the task at hand, but also their hand. However, over the years, tools have become more and more specialized. These sculpting tools […]

Climeworks – A Technology to Reverse Climate Change

Climeworks – A Technology to Reverse Climate Change

By Micah Moen 8 Comments September 15, 2019

Day by day I am motivated mostly, I think, by challenge. I think there is little as challenging as the biggest problem humanity has ever faced which is climate change. There is a certain amount of CO₂ we are allowed to emit into the atmosphere in order to limit global warming to 1.5˚C . Some […]

Designed for the Environment

Designed for the Environment

By Micah Moen 15 Comments September 15, 2019

it has approximately three million parts and before it ever takes off Boeing engineers already know how those parts will affect its flight along with its environment from raw materials and production methods to fuel efficiency and aircraft retirement Boeing is designing jet liners to improve every aspect of their use and environmental performance airplanes […]

Tech Nation Visa – How does the UK tech scene compare to your home ecosystem?

Tech Nation Visa – How does the UK tech scene compare to your home ecosystem?

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 14, 2019

From my perspective the difference between the U.S. tech scene and the UK tech scene really boils down to the benefits of operating in a smaller market, to be honest. My knowledge about the tech scene in India is outdated by at least five years. Back then we were predominantly, back home it’s a service […]

How to Survive in the New Media Ecology (2009) – Lee Raine

How to Survive in the New Media Ecology (2009) – Lee Raine

By Micah Moen 2 Comments September 14, 2019

(audience chattering) – Good morning. I’m Mary Augusta Thomas, and I’m the Deputy Director of Libraries. I’d like to welcome you to the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, the Smithsonian Institution Archives, and the Chief Information Officer’s Lecture Series on the future of what all of us do in the communications and information business. And all of […]

Fighting Climate Change: Structural vs individual action

Fighting Climate Change: Structural vs individual action

By Micah Moen 13 Comments September 14, 2019

So the other week, I got invited to a party! Great party! I’m gonna get down like it’s not even the anthropocene. God… who invited ClimateAdam?? He’s always steals all the ice to do his climate experiments… So… you got any ice..? What?? No! Worst. Party. Ever. So what do you do when you’re not […]

How Your Phone Will Stop Climate Change (& Save The World) | Ian Monroe | TEDxHonolulu

How Your Phone Will Stop Climate Change (& Save The World) | Ian Monroe | TEDxHonolulu

By Micah Moen 5 Comments September 13, 2019

Translator: Kirstie Neo Reviewer: Denise RQ What’s the most important thing that you do with your phone? Calls? Email? Facebook? Getting a higher score on Candy Crush? You know who you are. What if you could do something even more important? Like solve some of the world’s biggest problems. And if you could solve any […]