Semiconductors are the new oil
- the geopolitical power play is less and less about fossil fuels these days, luckily. And whether it’s semiconductors, or data who are “the new oil”, as long as it’s not Cryptocurrency (which is incredibly bad for the planet), this seems like progress.
From Harvard: fossil fuels are killing a LOT more people
than previously thought with pollution. Pollution (and killing people today) is an angle to get climate policies accepted by politics and the public - people can feel pollution (and traffic) today, not 50 years from now.
One city-climate insight: a lot of the things we need to do to fix climate change are basics. Like stop building our cities (and lives) around cars. Basic infrastructure we could be building today.