What is a moonshot?

by Peter Diamandis In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced the seemingly impossible goal of putting a man on the Moon by the end of the decade. Nobody knew how that would get done. The technology wasn’t even remotely ready. Yet this first “Moonshot” was achieved in eight years’ time. My definition of an …

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New Climate Culture

by Bruce Melton Originally published on climatediscovery.com on August 28, 2017 Bio: Bruce Melton is a professional engineer, environmental researcher, filmmaker, author and Director of the Climate Change Now Initiative in Austin, Texas (nonprofit 501c3). Founded in 2005, the Initiative is the oldest independent climate science education organization in the world. Their work includes over …

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Healthy climate news: Seven technologies that could scale

By Peter Fiekowsky Last month I spent a delightful day at the Carbon Dioxide Removal / Negative Emissions Technology workshop at Berkeley, put on by Wil Burns, one of our original members. He had a crowd of 130 people there from all over the country, with presentations on various technologies for carbon dioxide removal (CDR). The …

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