Google Earth and Climate Change

A very cool set of videos over at Google Earth. Use Google Earth to learn about adaptation strategies that mitigate the effects of climate change. The Google Earth Outreach team and our partners have created this series of tours and videos. Fly over tree canopies in 3D, learn about how climate change affects our planet …

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Cisco telepresence demo; other "IT for sustainability"

There's a large demo kiosk here with a Cisco "telepresence" setup: basically a 50" HDTV with pretty good audio, plus a camera mounted at the top of the screen. It's Internet based, no special cables or anything else. The Cisco rep. (who's in San Francisco) says Cisco holds about 7000 meetings a week using this …

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Organized Information not Knowledge…..good point

I am currently sitting in on a talk regarding the transmission of information to many communities. The speaker has made a striking and valuable point that I would just like to share.  The speakers main point was that we already have a ton of knowledge out there regarding climate change, emissions, land use,....etc.  The real …

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