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Here at Hack Library School, we consistently highlight the ways in which the LIS field innovates. We declare over and over again: libraries are not simply warehouses of books, and archives are not dusty basements of forgotten files. 648 more words
Bill McKibben writes this month in The New Yorker about the burgeoning small scale solar business in Africa.
In this century’s version of neo-colonialsim, sub-Saharna Africa is being overrun by young Americans and outside VC – inevitable, given the roll back in multinational aid. 764 more words
“Those changes, and similar ones agreed to by other nations, would not have ended global warming. They were too small. But the hope of Paris was that the treaty would send such a strong signal to the world’s governments, and its capital markets, that the targets would become a floor and not a ceiling; that shaken into action by the accord, we would start moving much faster toward renewable energy, maybe even fast enough to begin catching up with the physics of global warming. 139 more words