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RCast 132 – [Climate & Coordination] Apr 10 2021 – Earth passed 420 PPM, climate knows no borders,”proforestation”, music the tech catalyst, Prince Phillip’s environmental legacy

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0:00:00​ – Intro

0:01:10​ – Nora – article – COVID-19 hasn’t slowed global warming: Earth’s carbon dioxide levels highest in over 3 million years, NOAA says https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usat…

0:06:38​ – response

0:09:37​ – Bill McKibbon – There are no Borders in a Climate Crisis – https://www.newyorker.com/news/annals…

0:12:47​ – Greg response – migration is a global issue

0:15:49​ – Nora – article – Amid climate crisis, a proposal to save Washington state forests for carbon storage, not logging https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-…

0:20:58​ – Greg response

0:25:19​ – Darryl – if we are going to conquer this problem, we are going to have to go through a radical transformation as a species.

0:26:54​ – Ian – biotech revolution coming.

0:28:58​ – Darryl – can’t see it happening without music. Ian Cross – music was he most important thing we did as a species. https://www.academia.edu/11142898/Mus…https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/…​ We developed our superpower – our social skills. Music is a technological catalyst. We are going to witness its application on blockchain as NFT’s rapidly evolve.

0:30:50​ – Greg response – music as a coordinating technology –

0:33:35​ – Jaron Lanier – humans hacked into their tool for eating and breathing – and created a communication network.

0:36:04​ – Climate Chain Coalition – Mossamba Thioye – https://www.linkedin.com/in/massamba-…

0:37:28​ – Steve Ross Talbot joins – music – desert island discs – really feel music –

0:40:20​ – Last Song of a Kalahari Bushman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfUHQ…

0:41:31​ – When humans first discovered rhythm – began a shared perception of time – enhanced our empathic skills. Greg – it becomes conscious

0:43:08​ – Nora – music was happening already – music was a discovery not an invention.

0:44:14​ – Greg – “I have this instinctual feeling that always inside one’s present moment is everything you need to face the situation that you are in”. It is there if you pay attention.

0:45:18​ – Steve – today Prince Phillip died – ahead of his time on environmental causes.SHOW LESS