Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future: A Review

In Elon Musk, Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, science writer Ashlee Vance has described a prodigy who has revolutionized three industries at once – space-capable rockets, … Read more Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future: A Review

10 Essential Facts about the Climate Crisis

  Greenhouse Gases. The atmospheric CO2 concentration in 2020, worldwide, was almost 50% above the pre-industrial concentration (412 ppmv vs 280 ppmv, a 47% increase), the CH4 concentration was almost … Read more 10 Essential Facts about the Climate Crisis

Ten Things You Need to Know about Nuclear Weapons

  WARNING: The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has moved the hands of the doomsday clock to 100 seconds to midnight (human extinction) because of the risks of nuclear war … Read more Ten Things You Need to Know about Nuclear Weapons

L’interrelation des enjeux climatiques et sécuritaires

  Le changement climatique et ses effets sur notre environnement et nos sociétés sont désormais indéniables. Afin de réfléchir à la manière dont les politiques doivent réagir face à l’urgence … Read more L’interrelation des enjeux climatiques et sécuritaires

Climate Emergency: Getting Out Alive

  Jim Morrison observed that you don’t get outta here alive. Though Morrison had a point, Kim Stanley Robinson sketches an optimistic scenario in which we – or many of … Read more Climate Emergency: Getting Out Alive

Futureproof? Artificial Intelligence and the Human Prospect

  The New York Times  technology reporter Kevin Roose begins his new book with some good news. Futureproof: Nine Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation, (2021) adopts an … Read more Futureproof? Artificial Intelligence and the Human Prospect

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