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📺 Project Energy Society event video
Here is the video where Jonas Birgersson explains the Energy Society and I talk about Warp Institute’s project with him.
💡 Optimist's Edge: Famine is not due to a lack of food
Millions of people living in the Horn of Africa are threatened by starvation. The root cause is not drought, conflict or war, but something else.
🚘 Wake up! Self-driving cars are almost here
Negative headlines and pessimism are now trying to fool us that full self-driving is not happening anytime soon. That is wrong.
🏭 The EU's carbon dioxide emissions are decreasing
High energy prices and more renewable electricity have reduced EU countries' carbon dioxide emissions in recent months.
⏱️ Ancient diseases can become modern medicine
Bacteria associated with the ancient disease leprosy can reprogram cells to make the liver grow.
🌿 Genetically modified plant is 30 times better at cleaning the air
By modifying a few genes in an ordinary golden vine, it is possible to increase the plant's ability to clean air and also make it clean the air from more kinds of particles.
💻 Ecosia's new function can show if companies are "greenwashers"
The search engine Ecosia has a new feature which can help its users understand if major businesses actually commit to the climate or if they are greenwashers.
🧘♀️ Mindfulness can work just as well as antidepressants
Meditation can serve as an alternative to antidepressants for those suffering from anxiety.
🐢 Endangered Manning River Turtles Released into Wild
Australian conservationists saved 10 of Australia's most endangered reptiles, The Manning River turtle, from the forest fires during 2020. Now they released them back into the wild.
🧠 Screening for stroke can save both money and lives
A simple screening can show who has atrial fibrillation and who therefore needs blood thinners to reduce the risk of stroke.