Even out here in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean I hear about the record amount of devastating fires in the Amazon. My thoughts are with those affected. Our war against nature must end.
I know that the Mastodon documentation is not perfect, but we need to be able to find
answers. We need Q&A. Shall we open a discussion with Snowdrift for funding? Perhaps the alternative could be https://mastodon.social/@Gargron/101468776092987214
If the blockchain really is the new Internet, we’re all screwed.
"We can't save the world by playing by the rules because the rules have to be changed.”
- Greta Thunberg
We were already over 350ppm when I was born | Jamie Margolin | Opinion | The Guardian
More schadenfreude for presidents this weekend:
Hurricane Expected to Hit Louisiana This Weekend, and New Orleans Is Already Flooding - EcoWatch
It's not going to be cataclysmic. It will just be many problems in so many places that none of them can be solved anymore. And help will become practically impossible.
One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns | Environment | The Guardian
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On a besoin d'aide pour faire connaître notre projet #Mobilizon. En gros, si vous trouvez que ce n'est pas génial d'utiliser Facebook ou Meetup pour vous rassembler, vous organiser et vous mobiliser, aidez-nous à faire connaître ce projet.
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Five reasons ‘green growth’ won’t save the planet
1) Growth trumps efficiency
2) Overstated technology
3) No profit, no action
4) Green consumption is still consumption
5) The danger of guesswork
(⧖) Citizens' Assembly Resources
That's what I thought too when I saw it: WTF
To change everything, we need everyone. It is time for all of us to unleash mass resistance – we urge the adults to join us. On September 20th we call for a global general strike. #FridaysForFuture #ClimateStrike https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/23/greta-thunberg-young-people-climate-strikes-20-september
Mobilizon, the upcoming open federated alternative to Facebook Events, has reached its first crowdfunding goal of €20k:
This covers development of the events software itself.
The next goal, €35k, adds federation through ActivityPub, which will let people on the Fediverse share and join events. This could be crucial to helping many more people leave Facebook 👍
You can donate at the link above, and follow them on here at:
France's largest free software organisation @Framasoft has just launched a crowdfunding campaign for an open federated events tool, Mobilizon:
Mobilizon would replace Facebook Events and similar closed services.
It would use ActivityPub, so people would be able to organise events on the Fediverse.
You can also follow its Mastodon account here:
Anomalously hot day on the coast of Arctic ocean: Arkhangelsk, Russian just recorded +29°C (at 11.00 UTC). That's only 500 km east of Finnish border.
“The EU uses up almost 20% of the Earth's bio-capacity although it comprises only 7% of the world population.
This means 2.8 planets would be needed if everyone consumed at the rate of the average EU resident.”
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