Technology and Climate Change

IBM Is Now Letting Anyone Play With Its Quantum Computer
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Quantum computing is computing at its most esoteric. But by sharing its prototype with the world at large, IBM hopes to change that. The post IBM Is Now Letting Anyone Play With Its Quantum Computer appeared first on WIRED.

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APRS 2016: Nations discuss studying climate change through space tech
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New Delhi, Apr 5: Leaders from space agencies from across the globe today discussed the possibility of studying effects of climate change with the help of space technologies, during the on-going Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing Symposium (APRS) here.

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Gore sees progress on climate change
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Al Gore brought a dose of climate–change optimism to Harvard, puncturing the typical gloom-and-doom narrative with the view that things are finally changing for the better and that the pace of that change has begun to accelerate rapidly. Speaking to a …

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Antigua-Barbuda farmers benefit from climate-smart technology
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ST JOHN'S, Antigua — Farmers and communities in Antigua and Barbuda are better equipped to withstand drought, improve food production, and enhance the country's resilience to climate change following completion of the Antigua part of the Organization …

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Model for addressing climate change
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The first regional utility partnership of its kind, the CapX2020 group (short for “Capacity Expansion Needed by 2020”) was formed in 2004 to construct high-voltage transmission lines necessary to replace aging infrastructure, meet growing electricity …

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ECO:nomics: The Tech Needed to Stop Climate Change
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Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good talks about the technologies required to stop climate change and supply ample power to consumers. She speaks at the ECO:nomics conference in Santa Barbara, Calif.

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Human Extinction Isn't That Unlikely
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The Stern Review, the U.K. government's premier report on the economics of climate change, estimated a 0.1 percent risk of human extinction every year. That may sound low, but it … Other risks won't stem from technological hubris. Any year, there's …

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THE Great Barrier Reef is likely to be dead within two decades, experts have warned, with climate change leading to more frequent and severe coral bleaching. Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science said they were …

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Industrial Revolution strongly tied to earlier thaws, later freezes: study
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"These data are unique," York University biologist and study co-author Sapna Sharma said in a press release. "They were collected by humans viewing and recording the ice event year after year for centuries, well before climate change was even a topic …

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