Greta Thunberg as a catalyst for change

“The great thing about science is it’s true whether or not you believe in it” – Neil deGrasse Tyson   The arrival of Greta Thunberg and the global school strike movement is a promising moment in the history of humanity’s fight against climate change.  Children around the world have walked out of school and now … More Greta Thunberg as a catalyst for change

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Climate Change, Infrastructure, and the Emerging World

*Hiroshima – in 1945 (picture above), compared to current (pictured below) An enormous problem exists in towns across North America that doesn’t get much airplay.  It’s not sexy and rarely captures headlines, but if you walk outside your home, you’re bound to see facets of it everywhere: I’m talking about the infrastructure deficit. Over the … More Climate Change, Infrastructure, and the Emerging World

Why the US Military is humanity’s best hope for averting catastrophic climate change…

Beginning in 2014 the US Department of Defense began actively raising the alarm on the security risks posed by climate change.  They were very blunt in their language of ‘immediate risks’, ‘risk multipliers’, ‘catastrophic’, ‘irreversible’.  They get it, they’ve clearly been listening to the scientists. In every year since, they have updated their urgent forecasts … More Why the US Military is humanity’s best hope for averting catastrophic climate change…