Ramez Naam: Radical planetary optimism

September 30, 2016 by  
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Climate change, ocean acidification, overfishing, air pollution. We’re up against huge threats. But history and the trends of technology show that we can turn the corner. As clean energy and clean transportation plunge in price, as biotechnology revolutionizes our understanding of the natural world, and as the developing world reaches the demographic transition, a world of greater prosperity with less impact on the planet becomes possible. Make no mistake: The state of the environment will get worse before it gets better.

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Steve Pullins of Hitachi on technology, social innovation and things that matter

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A 20+ year sustainability executive talks about the intersection of technology and sustainability in the context of social innovation and the opportunities that microgrids provide to accelerate corporates and community resilience.

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Mark Hatch on how the maker movement democratizes innovation

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It’s not just about “doing it yourself,” or about how things get made. The maker movement is about revolutionizing how we reimagine things, prototype them and distribute them to the world. Here’s what it means to the manufacturing, tech and retail sectors.

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