Sunday, December 09, 2007

Larry Brilliant: The case for informed optimism


Google.org director Larry Brilliant uses a clip from an old Frank Capra movie to show that we've known about global warming for 50 years -- yet in half a century, we've done almost nothing to solve it. He explores this and other megatrends that could inspire pessimism. But, he says, there is a more powerful case for optimism.
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I don't buy into the global scare campaign, but then that is why I am poor and oppressed. This is another tedtalks production, and I think it worthy of seeing, more so than that awful, inaccurate "An Inconvenient Truth."
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