We Can’t Allow Tech Solutions to Delay Climate Action
Paris Marx is joined by Molly Taft to discuss why we need to act now to reduce emissions, what role carbon removal technologies can play, and how Silicon Valley is trying to shift our focus to future technologies rather than taking drastic action today.
Molly Taft is a staff writer at Earther. Follow Molly on Twitter at @mollytaft.
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- Molly wrote about the dire warnings in the most recent IPCC report and why we need to be paying attention to carbon removal technologies.
- UN Secretary-General António Guterres said, “Climate activists are sometimes depicted as dangerous radicals. But, the truly dangerous radicals are the countries that are increasing the production of fossil fuels.”
- Groups are urging the United States and European Union not to invest in new fossil fuel infrastructure and production.
- Canada approved Bay du Nord, a new deep-sea oil project in Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Major tech companies, especially Amazon, have been helping oil companies extract more oil. Microsoft has also been helping them oppressively manage their workforces.
- Kate Aronoff explained part of the problem with Bill Gates’ approach to climate change.