Technology and Climate Change

The Arctic Doomsday Seed Vault Flooded. Thanks, Global Warming
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No seeds were lost, but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change. The post The Arctic Doomsday Seed Vault Flooded. Thanks, Global Warming appeared first on WIRED.

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How Boring Old Pension Funds Might Curb Global Warming
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A bunch of retirement funds—plus the world’s largest asset manager—used their shareholder votes to make an oil company report its climate risk. The post How Boring Old Pension Funds Might Curb Global Warming appeared first on WIRED.

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Silicon Valley’s Mission to Save California Ag From Dying of Thirst
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As climate change continues tightening the state’s water supply, farmers will have to become more calculating. The post Silicon Valley’s Mission to Save California Ag From Dying of Thirst appeared first on WIRED.

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Game of Floods Is Like Settlers of Catan, Only It’s About Surviving Climate Change
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Marin County’s “Game of Floods” teaches citizens how to make tough decisions for the future. The post Game of Floods Is Like Settlers of Catan, Only It’s About Surviving Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.

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Geek memorabilia for auction at Silicon Valley Comic-Con 2017     – CNET
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If the cost of getting weapon replicas at SVCC is just chump change, there’s always the live auction.

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Neil Young's Painful Rebranding of His Music Service Won't Save It
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Niel Young’s “high resolution” music crusade is undergoing a change, an extreme change!!!!!!! The classic rocker turned tech entrepreneur has announced that Pono’s now defunct music store will become a high-quality streaming service. It’s kind of like Tidal but it’ll suck more. The fittingly out of touch new name for… Read more…

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Bill Nye Says Climate Change Deniers Have a Bad Case of Cognitive Dissonance
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Also, magnets, how do they work? “Magic!” (JK.) The post Bill Nye Says Climate Change Deniers Have a Bad Case of Cognitive Dissonance appeared first on WIRED.

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Report: EPA Investigates EPA Head Scott Pruitt For His Climate-Denying Bullshit 
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We all hoped EPA head, Scott Pruitt, would eventually face consequences when he falsely claimed that there was “tremendous disagreement” about whether human activity cause global warming. Read more…

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Gun Violence Researchers Race to Protect Data From Trump
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It’s not only climate data that’s at risk. The post Gun Violence Researchers Race to Protect Data From Trump appeared first on WIRED.

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