Monthly Archives: December 2008

Obama appoints climate change team

This article in the Guardian must give us reason for hope as Obama’s choice of experts is one of significance:

  1. Harvard physicist John Holdren as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy takes a position on climate change that is remarkably serious
  2. Climatologist Jane Lubchenco is to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  3. Nobel prizewinner Steven Chu heads the Department of Energy to lead the development of alternative energy sources

Computing and the Future of the Planet

This is the title of 42 excellent slides with most interesting content, produced by Conrad Taylor who is a multi-media expert and knowledge producer par excellence.