Tag: climate change

Self-mesmerism

Hello all! I will not send out a newsletter next week as I’ll take some time with family as the school year ends for my children. This week I posted the following: Mental Health and Depression – May is mental health month. In this post, I talk about my struggles for balance and the impact…

On What We’ve Lost

Welcome back, friends and family. In 2020 I was selected as one of the winners of the Divergent Award from the Initiative for 21st Century Literacies Research. Because we could not meet together for an awards ceremony and series of keynotes, the honorees submitted a video. Here are my responses. This video was edited together…

When The Dust Settles

When The Dust Settles Digitally Lit #267 – 11/7/2020 Welcome back to Digitally Literate. Thanks for showing up this week. You are appreciated. This week I worked on the following: Engaging With Activist Texts in Learning Environments – I presented this week at the Beyond the App Literacy Conference. The conference is geared to connect…

Beyond Fear, Destiny Awaits

Beyond Fear, Destiny Awaits Digitally Lit #259 – 9/12/2020 Welcome back to Digitally Literate and issue #259. If you haven’t already, please subscribe if you would like this newsletter to show up in your inbox. Feel free to reach out and let me know what you think of this work at hello@digitallyliterate.net. Thank you to…

Digitally Literate #215

Less Is MoreDigitally Lit #215 – 9/21/2019 Hi all, my name is Ian O’Byrne and welcome to issue #215 of Digitally Literate. Thank you for stopping by. Please subscribe if you would like this to show up in your email inbox. Feel free to send along links, notes, and news you think I should include…

Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline

Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline by Robinson Meyer (The Atlantic)

A Harvard professor says his company should be able to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, at industrial scales, by 2021.

A team of scientists from Harvard University and the company Carbon Engineering announced on Thursday that they have found a method to cheaply and directly pull carbon-dioxide pollution out of the atmosphere.   Their research seems almost to smuggle technologies out of the realm of science fiction and into the real. It suggests that people will soon be able…