Fog Horn (A Call to Action)
- Good morning. The time is now 2 minutes to mid-night. Doomsday Has Never Been Closer. Good luck.
Despite the fact that we live in extremely dangerous times, the scientists in charge of the clock said there is hope. The clock has been wound backwards before, in the wake of the Cold War or during times when nuclear superpowers expressed interest in not mutually assuring destruction.
The scientists argue that civil society should turn the screws on government to reduce carbon emissions and push for even more ambitious climate action than what the Paris Agreement calls for. That sounds like a more fruitful plan than huddling in a bunker.
Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)
- Some technology is pretty good, though: Cracking down on poaching with 3D-printed fake turtle eggs