Convincing Congress to prioritize climate change is the first step toward mitigating climate catastrophes, ending offshore drilling, and supporting the people most affected by climate inaction. We just wanted to clarify something regarding AOC. “Patrick Moore was not a co-founder of Greenpeace. He does not represent Greenpeace. He is a paid lobbyist, not an independent source. His statements about Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Green New Deal–which is an inspiring…

Woman tech financial trends 2019

Woman in the modern world – Trends 2019 As today marks the beginning of Women’s History Month, it is important to recognize that women are more powerful now than ever. The fact that women are becoming even more influential to not only finance, but the world is something to be acknowledged. In the United States, 49% of women say they work because they are their family’s breadwinner, up from 37%…

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Sandra here. I really like this piece by Shana Rappaport, Vice President & Executive Director, of VERGE and in learning about this space, I wanted to create a copy of the content here because there is very important content in this post and from GreenBiz. I couldn’t find the official Verge website but found this cconference link to Verge Conference happening: OCT 22 – 24, 2019 OAKLAND, CA , OAKLAND CONVENTION CENTER at: https://www.greenbiz.com/events/verge-conference/oakland/2019 – The website talks about attending VERGE 19 to: Experience emerging technologies and market-ready products and services Participate in more than 120 sessions…

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VW is powering forward its zero-emission mobility designs. The move follows a raft of electric vehicle commitments from VW last year, which saw the company attempt to move on from the “dieselgate” scandal with plans to invest $39 billion in a drastically expanded fleet of zero-emission models, beef up EV production capacity around the world, introduce new EV sharing schemes and end production of conventional internal combustion engine cars as…

davos 2019 - summary show recap - urgency

This year’s theme was Globalization 4.0, a concept hatched at #Davos to explain the coming age of intelligent and ubiquitous technologies that will connect everyone and everything in ways the previous engines of globalization – steam, electricity and computing – could not. In this new era, smart machines will shape our companies and communities, and advanced technologies will be embedded in every object, and perhaps every person we encounter. It will be…

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The videogame industry is going through one of its best moments all over the world. And in that universe there are outstanding Mexicans, inside and outside the country, like Víctor del Castillo, an art director who left advertising agencies to pursue his passion in Canada. Seven years later, he works at Piranha Games Inc , a videogame studio in Vancouver, the capital of AAA games and the “indie market”, where he has specialized…

The Voice of Our Children

January 22, 2019

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15 year old activist Greta Thunberg speaks truth to power at the UN COP24 climate talks. Transcription: “My name is Greta Thunberg. I am 15 years old. I am from Sweden. I speak on behalf of Climate Justice Now. Many people say that Sweden is just a small country and it doesn’t matter what we do. But I’ve learned you are never too small to make a difference. And if a…

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The Blockchain Society is hosting a special conference for investors, regulators, corporate and blockchain thought leaders on January 15, 2019 at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. Here are some highlights from the show: STOs were the talk of the town in North America for over a year now and is starting to be more prominent in Asian countries where ICOs were still running hot into October of 2018. iComply Matthew Unger…

Climate Change 101

January 11, 2019

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Can Carbon Dioxide Removal Save the World? CO2 could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe. Carbon dioxide traps heat in the atmosphere, causing rising temperatures. By this mechanism, human enterprise has nearly doubled CO2 from its natural levels. A preponderance of evidence supports these conclusions. Fossil fuel emissions withdraw uncounted “hidden costs” from the environment. Everyone pays for air, water and environmental degradation. The costs of doing…