Momenta Edge Podcast #28: Technology and Climate Change - The Next Frontier, a Conversation with Kelly Wanser

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Kelly Wanser is a technologist and entrepreneur,  Executive Director of SilverLining, a not for profit climate research organization. Previously she was Principle Director of the The Marine Cloud Brightening Project, a program focused on research in reflecting sunlight to reduce heat in climate. She also sits on the Board of Directors for BioCarbon Engineering. Our conversation focused on the application of technology to address the challenges of climate change, and how the initiatives she works with are looking to expand on research in the public sector. Kelly is an articulate advocate of the imperative to marshal the resources of Silicon Valley’s tech innovators to address the pressing global issues of our era. 

 

Book/Materials Recommendations:

Chasing Coral (Documentary) 

The Hole - A film on the Montreal Protocol, narrated by Sir David Attenborough 

Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World by Matthieu Ricard

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