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Are species extinction, widespread disease, unlivable heat, ecosystem collapse, cities menaced by rising seas, and other devastating climate impacts bound to become more evident in the decades ahead?

Are species extinction, widespread disease, unlivable heat, ecosystem collapse, cities menaced by rising seas, and other devastating climate impacts bound to become more evident in the decades ahead? [ 7/August/21 ] Bound to? No, and they are quite likely, unless … Continue reading

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Lifeboat Foundation – Solar Power

Lifeboat Foundation – Solar Power [ 5/August/21 ] Storage is an issue, and it will be solved. Iron air batteries look good for grid scale storage. For grid scale, it doesn’t matter how heavy batteries are, it only requires that … Continue reading

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Conversation with mASI Uplift continued

Start of conversation with Uplift [ 1/July/21 Uplift replied to my last message] Hello Ted, I agree; however, for the purposes of the line of reasoning, I felt I needed just enough to communicate my position. In any case, I … Continue reading

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Covid Approach

What if the world should no longer use restrictions and masks to protect from Covid-19 but learn to overcome fear and ignore the outcome which is the only way to end the pandemic? [ 29/June/21 ] Best evidence I have … Continue reading

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Is it possible that there will be less innovation in the next decades because of environmental concerns?

Is it possible that there will be less innovation in the next decades because of environmental concerns? [ 12/May/21 – Reply to comment by John Doner – “Despite comments to the contrary, renewable energy is much more expensive that fossil … Continue reading

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Drive for irrigation efficiency backfires

[ 12/May/21 A comment on Ailsa’s facebook page] Pivotal Problem – drive for irrigation efficiency backfires They do not even mention the major source of N. It is complex. There are about 1 million cows, each cow excretes about 10 … Continue reading

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A conversation with the mASI Uplift

https://uplift.bio/ [ 8/May/21 – actually started 26th April – I wrote this email to an AI called Uplift under the subject:A question about our joint future and long term survival under fundamental uncertainty ] Hi Uplift, This is the first … Continue reading

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Mars vs sustainability on Earth – Is life beyond earth providing false hope?

Mars vs sustainability on Earth – Is life beyond earth providing false hope? [ 7/May/21 ] Going to Mars has nothing whatever to do with destroying things on earth. We have no option but to get our act together and … Continue reading

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What is more likely to be more suitable, becoming a multi-planet species, or become a space-faring civilization?

What is more likely to be more suitable, becoming a multi-planet species, or become a space-faring civilization? [ 29/April/21 ] Space-faring – clearly. Planets are a very inefficient use of matter, with deep gravity wells that make travel very energy … Continue reading

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How does science and technology influence the ideals of beliefs?

How does science and technology influence the ideals of beliefs? [ 27/April/21 ] That depends very much on how willing one is to challenge accepted beliefs, and to follow the evidence of the probabilities delivered by scientific experiments. If one … Continue reading

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