▲ Why we won't fix climate change — the blame game

This picture is a representation of the world we live in, but only because we accept it.
By building up excuses and blaming each other, citizens, politicians and corps ultimately refuse to take their share of responsibility in the progression of climate change and prevent the introduction of effective counter-measures.

A Major New Index Fund May Unnerve Climate-Skeptical CEOs

Last month, a tiny hedge fund called Engine No. 1 staged a coup of sorts at ExxonMobil—a shareholders’ revolt that unseated three members of the oil company’s board of directors and replaced them with more climate-concerned candidates. The putsch was the first centered on climate change at an American oil company.


_Computer Models Of Civilization Offer Routes To Ending Global Warming_

[...]]The models found a way to meet that target, at least in scenarios where world governments were inclined to cooperate in meeting their Paris commitments.
"The models tell us that there are, first of all, alternative pathways possible; that there are choices available to the decision-maker," he says.


Arc of life: Peter Singer

'We cannot ethically implement human genome editing unless it is a public, not just a private, service'

Singer discusses^[1] how the emergence of Effective Altruism has increased the relevance of his philosophy, and the shifting public opinion on everything from veganism and climate change to philanthropy and genome editing.


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