Keeping Tabs On What Bill Gates Thinks About Sustainability

“By the time we see that climate change is really bad, your ability to fix it is extremely limited… The carbon gets up there, but the heating effect is delayed. And then the effect of that heat on the species and ecosystem is delayed. That means that even when you turn virtuous, things are actually going to get worse for quite a while.”

Current lifestyles and consumption patterns of the affluent middle class – involving high meat intake, use of fossil fuels, appliances, air-conditioning, and suburban housing – are not sustainable.” – Maurice Strong, Secretary General of the UN’s Rio+20 Earth Summit, 1992.

 

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Bill Gates on Sustainability …

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Climate control …

Mr. Gates actually got my attention earlier this week because of some comments he has made about our collective responsibility to address climate change and well as for a $5.4 million investment he personally has put toward addressing geoengineering technology that could combat the problem.

Keeping tabs on what Bill Gates thinks about sustainability – SmartPlanet

 

$5.4 million well spent …

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Global Temperature Update – Still no global warming for 17 years 10 months | Watts Up With That?

H/t to The Galileo Movement

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