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Designing a Collaborative Computing System between Data Science and Engineering for Indigo CarbonIndigoAg has embarked on an ambitious project that seeks to quantify the amount of carbon stored in agricultural soils and then turn those credits into financial capital.2830 wordshttps://medium.com/indigoag-eng/designing-a-collaborative-computing-system-between-data-science-and-engineering-for-indigo-carbon-6a255ba1959b How to measure the climate performance potential of startupsSuddenly, everyone in VC is talking about CO2 drawdown potential. As a more general trend, public markets and corporations talk about ESG and jump on purpose-driven communication.2314…

Why Civilizations CollapseWhy do civilizations collapse? This question bears not only on safeguarding our society’s future but also makes sense of our present.4396 wordshttps://thesideview.co/journal/why-civilizations-collapse/ Concrete ways to decarbonize building materialsAs a Carbon180 intern and recent architecture graduate, I see a crucial window of opportunity for climate policy and the building materials industry.1222 wordshttps://carbon180.medium.com/concrete-ways-to-decarbonize-building-materials-b6cb5df0e7d5 Tech Nation Welcomes 32 Climate Tech Companies to the Net Zero Growth ProgrammeTech Nation, the UK’s leading growth platform for tech scaleups,…

Silent Letters: S oh San iSland hides a secret from us spellers;it surrounds itself with seathen parades a leafy paradise of lettersbut keeps one we cannot seein heaps of rubble and rubbish, odds and endsit is often hard to spotevery detail in the debriS, though your pen’ssure it got the lotand though a lensI’m sure would help a lotwhile your friendsbelieve you’ve lost the plota passageway divides rows of seatslike the graceful river nile;while a…

Juliane KoepckeJuliane Koepcke (born 10 October 1954), also known by her married name Juliane Diller, is a German Peruvian mammalogist. As a teenager in 1971, Koepcke was the sole survivor of the LANSA Flight 508 plane crash, then survived ten days alone in the Amazon rainforest.1297 wordshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juliane_Koepcke A Hitman Came for Susan Kuhnhausen. He Didn’t Survive. Susan Kuhnhausen fought for her life when a hitman tried to kill her in a murder-for-hire plot. He didn’t survive.…

How to Tell Whether You’ve Got Angst, Ennui, or WeltschmerzEnglish has many words for the feelings that can arise when a good, hard look at the state of the world seems to reveal only negatives.716 wordshttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/58230/how-tell-whether-youve-got-angst-ennui-or-weltschmerz Net zero emissions targets are everywhere – we need to sort the genuine from the greenwashThe last 12 months have been marked by the misery of the pandemic and the accompanying economic contraction. But for 2021 there are reasons…