Current Issue – June 2020
AI and Climate Change
Digital technologies have created new opportunities to understand and manage global systemic risks, and drive the societal transformations needed to overcome them. In the case of climate change, tools are being explored to track carbon, analyze climate risks, and reimagine climate governance. The digital sector is also helping to mitigate the cascading impacts of emerging crises.
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- Sustainability in the Digital Age Posted in: Editorial & Opinion, Environment, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact - Disruptions can have positive as well as negative impacts on natural and human systems. Among the most fundamental disruptions to… ... Read More
- Apologies for the Inconvenience (But Please Use It Wisely) Posted in: Editorial & Opinion, Environment, Ethics, Human Impacts, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact - Some collective behavior that supports sustainability entails some individual inconvenience: many small acts of environmental kindness require some thought, effort,… ... Read More
- The Montreal Statement on Sustainability in the Digital Age Posted in: Commentary, Environment, Magazine Articles, Social Implications of Technology, Societal Impact - Two major forces are shaping the future of human civilization: anthropogenic climate change and the digital revolution. The changing climate… ... Read More
Table of Contents
Apologies for the Inconvenience(But Please Use It Wisely)
Sustainability in the Digital Age
Amy Luers, Lyse Langlois, Mathilde Mougeot, Sana Kharaghani, and Alexandra Luccioni
Leveraging Digital Disruptions for a Climate-Safe and Equitable World: The D^2S Agenda
Amy Luers, Jennifer Garard, Asun Lera St. Clair, Owen Gaffney, Tom Hassenboehler, Lyse Langlois, Mathilde Mougeot, and Alexandra Luccioni
The Five Words Shaping Humanity’s Ultimate Sustainability -- Will We Make Our Numbers?
John C. Havens
Redefining and Renewing Humanism in the Digital Age: Preserving Cornerstones of the Enlightenment
Capitalizing on AI’s Potential to Help Tackle the Climate Crisis
Estimating Carbon Emissions of Artificial Intelligence
Alexandra Luccioni, Alexandre Lacoste, and Victor Schmidt
A. David Wunsch
Are We There Yet?
David N. Lucsko
Uncertainty Tolerance (UT): Recycling Eco-Anxiety into Eco-Empowerment
Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century: Being Human in a Global Village
Jeremy Pitt, John Dryzek, and Josiah Ober
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