Possible Planet Embraces Electrification, Joins Building Decarbonization Coalition

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Possible Planet has joined the Building Decarbonization Coalition (BDC) and endorsed its goal of zero-emission solutions for the building sector, which accounts for about 40% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. The BDC unites building industry stakeholders with energy providers, environmental organizations, and local governments to help electrify America’s homes and workspaces with clean energy. Originally […]

Could a Real-World Carbon Currency Save the Planet?

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A recent analysis by Ula Chrobak in Popular Science argues that Sci-fi carbon coins could actually save our planet The new currency in the novel Ministry for the Future has real-world supporters. (https://www.popsci.com/story/environment/carbon-coin-real/,March 1, 2021) The real-life carbon currency used as the basis for the “carbon coin” in Kim Stanley Robinson‘s new science fiction novel […]

This Saturday at Cooper Union: Voices of the Millennial Generation on Climate Change

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This Saturday, February 24, 2018 we’re participating in a panel discussion on Mitigation and emerging solutions for addressing the climate change issue, along with a number of other speakers. The event is from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Great Hall at Cooper Union (30 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003), with limited seating, so […]

The Business Case for Fighting Climate Change

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The (New) Business Case for Fighting Climate Change   Someone should let Donald Trump know: there’s more money to be made fixing the world’s problems than preserving the status quo. (And if they turn out not to be problems after all? Boy, we sure invested a lot and made some pretty decent money before we […]

Welcome to a New Future!

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The opportunity today is to envision a completely new future for the world. The climate crisis — arguably the greatest challenge that humanity has faced, at least since the invention of the atom bomb — also creates the necessity for a genuine transformation of human life on the planet. A major difference from the nuclear […]