Reader View · 2021-03-26 · March 25, 2021 - Artificial intelligence could help identify potential errors in a patient’s medication self-administration method, leading to reduced hospitalizations and healthcare costs, according… · Shared by 842, including Iain Brown, PhD, Martin Ford
Reader View · ~18 min read · Sep 28th · At some point in late 2022, the eight billionth human being will enter the world, ushering in a new milestone for humanity. In just 48 years, the world population has doubled in size, jumping from… · Shared by 328, including Theodora (Theo) Lau - 劉䂀曼 🌻, Pippa Malmgren, Kirk Borne, Damien de France 🌍 🕊️🇺🇦, Phil Sanderson, Oliver Raduner, Andrew Spence, Nicolas Babin #CES2023, Howard Getson, George J Huba PhD, Chris Gledhill | gledhill.eth, Matt Navarra, Harold Sinnott 📲 #DigitalTransformation, Gisele Navarro, Alan See, Andreas Staub, Dr. Marcell Vollmer 🇺🇦 #StaySafe #CES2023
Reader View · 2021-10-11 · At least 85 percent of the global population has experienced weather events made worse by climate change, according to new research published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. · Shared by 60, including David Fisman, Philanthropy News Digest, W. David Stephenson, National NOW, Svein Tveitdal, Prof Michael E. Mann, Claudia Sommer, Jonathan Overpeck, Carl Zimmer, Cristina “Mitty” Mittermeier
Reader View · 3 min read · Mar 3rd · The consequences of nuclear war would be devastating. Much more should – and can – be done to reduce the risk that humanity will ever fight such a war. · Shared by 283, including Neil Lewis, Jr., PhD, Max Roser, Nico Müller 🇺🇦, Steven Pinker
Reader View · 9 min read · 2021-05-22 · Fewer babies’ cries. More abandoned homes. Toward the middle of this century, as deaths start to exceed births, changes will come that are hard to fathom. · Shared by 363, including Kevin Kelly, Wolfgang Blau, Jason Silva, Ajit Pai, timoreilly, Joss Fong, Andrew Dessler, Dean Baker, Jeff Atwood, Heidi Shierholz, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen (is offline), Stowe Boyd, David Wallace-Wells, Michael (मुकेश), Bill Gurley, Theodora (Theo) Lau - 劉䂀曼 🌻, Jeffrey Flier, Andrew Revkin 🌎 ✍🏼 🪕 ☮️, Eric Barker, James Anderson
Many demographers argue that the current moment may look to future historians like a period of transition or gestation, when humans either did or did not figure out how to make the world more hospitable — enough for people to build the families that they want.
Summary · Reader View · 5 min read · From 2019 · Nuclear power may seem like a perfect, low-emission answer to a climate-compromised world, but recent years have only validated concerns that the marriage of nuclear and climate change is an unfortunate one. Wildfires and melting glaciers release radiation from long-ago nuclear tests, and symptoms of climate change produce outsized effects in coastal regions where nuclear power plants are often built utilizing seawater as a convenient coolant. So what is the answer? Stony Brook University’s Heidi Hutner may tell you what you already know: renewables, renewables, renewables. · Shared by 50, including Tom Connor, getAbstract
Reader View · 4 min read · 2021-12-26 · From sea level rise to global greenhouse gas emissions, here’s a look at climate science in 6 charts — and why we should still remain hopeful, from atmospheric scientist Betsy Weatherhe… · Shared by 356
in order to better understand the policies and impacts of global warming, it’s useful to understand the science behind it.