A very impressive talk yesterday by Gavin Starks about the challenge of Climate Change. If you ever have the chance to hear or meet him, do. The talk has been blogged by the indefatigable Talis/Nodalities (Paull Miller and (in this case) Rob Styles) as
Climate Change isn’t about saving the planet
Gavin’s message was simple – a necessary condition for saving the planet (and ourselves) is to have a consistent approach to using the available data. That means Open Data and Open Standards for using it.
As simple as that. How will future generations (if there are any) judge those people or organisations who did not share data?
Explore Gavin’s Avoiding Mass Extinction Engine …
“AMEE” is a technical service that features;
Access to standardised co2 data and calculations (including the official UK Government figures)
Store and retrieve personal footprints
:: Sharing and Transparency
Help develop, extend, share and collaborate on the measurement of energy consumption.