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Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won

Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won't Save Us Or the Environment. Michael Huesemann, Joyce Huesemann

Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won't Save Us Or the Environment


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Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won't Save Us Or the Environment Michael Huesemann, Joyce Huesemann
Publisher: New Society Publishers



As ecology crashes, tech dreamers cash in…Michael Huesemann, co-author of “Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won't Save Us or the Environment” interviewed by The Extraenvironmentalist. In Hamilton's thinking, geoengineering is the latest example of our hope that “techno-fixes” will rescue us from global warming. It won't matter who is President, or what we do, a serious worldwide depression is likely. People thought wood was finished in England sometime in the eighteenth century, and now other people are talking about biomass (which hopefully won't make a comeback, but does have its supporters). The techno-narcissism flowed like a melted Slurpee this torrid weekend at the annual Aspen Environment Forum where scores of scientists, media figures, authors, professors, and policy wonks convened to settle the world's hash - at least in theory. Levees and seawalls alone won't protect us from the next big one. This apparently means manufacturing lots of green technological fixes that will not just save our souls but make us all rich too. Hopefully something with a little less brain and a lot more sense. Sorry – i can't seem to find the “slightly left-leaning conventional wisdom” – sounds like fairly standard neo-liberal “don't worry, be happy, techno fix will save us” stuff to me – what did i miss …? Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won't Save Us Or the Environment is a book which I inter library loaned. €David Carpenter, director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University at Albany's School of Public Health, says that the health risk from a smart meter probably depends on how close it is to your bed or your easy chair. Brian Birke Hurricane Sandy batters Massachusetts. Coal may not be economically .. (An excellent read on the subject of why technology won't save us, is a book called Tech no fix by Michael and Joyce Huesemann. Blinded by science: The allure of the technological fix after Hurricane Sandy. He points to large—and, he says, .

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