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Stephen Downes

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"How can we travel without contributing to global warming?" asks Bryan Alexander. As an academic and futurist, he find himself traveling a lot. Trying to be responsible about it proves difficult, though. I read this as an object lesson in how climate change is much more a social problem than an individual problem. Even with the best of intentions, we can't do our jobs in a climate friendly manner. We need social supports and infrastructures our society - for whatever reason - won't put into place. Long term, the society will suffer for this.

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