The Signal in the Noise
4.17.2021 - 4.24.2021
Matt Korda, Research Associate, of the Nuclear Information Project for the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) discusses the new nuclear arms initiative in the United States called the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent, or GBSD. He also discusses the utility of ICBMs ( intercontinental ballistic missiles) and why we should denuclearize.
In this climate update, Dr. Michael Mann cautions us on geoengineering and brings us up to speed on the new, subtle forms of climate denial that are blocking a speedier transition to renewable energy. Climate disruption is upon us, but there is still much we can do to reverse it.
Charlie Blair, co-founder and managing director of Gravitricity walks us through the ingenious solution to energy grid storage based on weights and gravity. Gravitricity will become part of the world's toolbox of solutions when transitioning to 100% renewable energy.
In this discussion with Leila Conners, Jane Davidson tells the story of how one small nation responded to global climate issues by radically rethinking public policy for future generations. Based on her new book, #futuregen. In #futuregen, Jane Davidson explains how, as Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing in Wales, she proposed the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015—the first piece of legislation on Earth to place regenerative and sustainable practice at the heart of government. Unparalleled in its scope and vision, the Act connects environmental and social health and looks to solve complex issues such as poverty, education and unemployment.
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