Nature vs Technology
August 18, 2020
On Saturday night I was sitting at 10,000 feet in a tent next to Fletcher Peak in Yosemite National Park. It was hailing peas, I was wet, I had spent the day enjoying "nature" and now I needed "technology" to stay dry-ish. Or at least, that's how I was thinking about it in that moment.
This debate came to my mind that I've heard a lot about in the carbon removal community, but never really talked openly about. It's the debate about whether nature-based solutions are better than technology-based solutions or tech solutions are better than nature based ones.
I've got my own opinion on this that's forming, but if it's something that that you've thought a lot about, I'd love to hear your thoughts. We could have a group Zoom discussion on this... If you're interested in that just hit reply and say "I'd love to have a discussion about nature and tech for carbon removal".
By the way, the "hallways meetings" last week were effective and fun. All the slots filled up fast and some people said they missed out. Let's try it again next Thursday, here's the signup: https://calendly.com/titoj/you-bump-into-tito-in-the-hallway
And here's the video version
-- though there's no Yosemite slideshow!
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