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Adaptive Capacity

Adaptive Capacity

Details  When conditions change, the adaptive capacity is a measure of the ability to maintain essential activities and wellbeing while adjusting to the pressures for change. How would you measure the adaptive capacity of the personal transportation activity systems in a city as a function of the urban form and demographics?

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Discussions

Discussions

Details  One of the services GATE members can provide is to help people understand realistic forward technology developments and innovations in energy and material transition.Tags    podcast 
Honesty

Honesty

Details  We have a big problem with honesty. The world is counting on us for technology solutions to the problems of global warming and dependence on fossil fuels. These problems are the unintended consequence of successful technology. We are all too eager to participate in rather delusional enterprises like ocean thermal energy, carbon capture and storage and hydrogen and fuel cells. Now we will be honest with society about the fact that there are no solutions, only hard choices and big changes.

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Is 2020 the Last Stand?

Is 2020 the Last Stand?

Details  Sorry - that is a depressing way to start the new year. I should be wishing you all a Happy New Year. But I found myself reflecting on reaching 2020 and how much change there has been in the engineering professions in response to the science of global warming, species loss, habitat destruction, resource scarcity and social inequity.