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14: The Overview Effect Robot F. Kennedy

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This is the second of a multi-part series on climate change, the President’s withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, and the politics and rhetoric that surround it.

This week: what are we seeing today? Who are the leading voices on climate action in the public, private, and religious spheres?

In this episode we talk about Gaia from Captain Planet, Carl Sagan, a couple of popes, and Elon Musk.

This is Robot F. Kennedy.

SHOW NOTES

Elon Musk's Unbelievably Simple 12-minute Killer Break Down on Climate Change: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKCuDxpccYM

Musk concluded that if we wait to make the transition, we could see “more displacement and destruction than all the wars in history combined”.

He then described civilization as being designed to be “super sensitive to climate change” due to the popularity of coastal cities.

Laudato Si, Pope Francis, Climate Change, and Economics
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/18/guardian-view-on-laudato-si-pope-francis-cultural-revolution

The Pope, the Saint, and the Climate, https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/pope-saint-and-climate

This is the second of a multi-part series on climate change, the President’s withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, and the politics and rhetoric that surround it.

This week: what are we seeing today? Who are the leading voices on climate action in the public, private, and religious spheres?

In this episode we talk about Gaia from Captain Planet, Carl Sagan, a couple of popes, and Elon Musk.

This is Robot F. Kennedy.

SHOW NOTES

Elon Musk's Unbelievably Simple 12-minute Killer Break Down on Climate Change: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKCuDxpccYM

Musk concluded that if we wait to make the transition, we could see “more displacement and destruction than all the wars in history combined”.

He then described civilization as being designed to be “super sensitive to climate change” due to the popularity of coastal cities.

Laudato Si, Pope Francis, Climate Change, and Economics
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/18/guardian-view-on-laudato-si-pope-francis-cultural-revolution

The Pope, the Saint, and the Climate, https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/pope-saint-and-climate

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