The New York Times Debate: Our Obsession With Technology Will Slow Down the Green Transition.
Director, Climate, World Resources Institute India
Co-Founder and C.E.O., Plan A
Chairman, Solar Impulse Foundation
Member, Generation Climate Initiative and Former Student Union President, University of Strathclyde
International Program Director, Stand.earth
Technical Adviser to the Chairman, Kleiner Perkins
Executive Director, Minderoo Center for Technology and Democracy, University of Cambridge and Professor of Technology and Society, University of Oxford
Author and Journalist, The New York Times
Captain of Moonshots
Technological innovation is so often presented as the ultimate manifestation of human ingenuity, and relied upon as the silver bullet of global solutions. But is this vision of technology blinding? Does it fail, through its current methods and priorities, to account for the more complex picture we need to build lasting solutions, or can it continue learning from itself until we reach net zero?
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