Some Silicon Valley Bank failure reading:

1) Overview

2) Technical details

3) Paywalled

In short, they had a lot of money tied up ("held to maturity") in low-interest bonds, which lost value when interest rates rose. Changed accounting to sell off some, the losses spooked depositors, got a bank run.


"Tan estimated that nearly one-third of Y Combinator’s startups will not be able to make payroll at some point in the next month if they cannot access their money."

Climate change is not just an environmental issue, it's also an economic issue. We must take action to address it before losses cascade through the financial system. Let's listen to women, use AI, and take local actions to combat the greatest threat to human progress.

@dsacer They should create reports that show costs of not enacting various policies to address climate change. There could be a quarterly report on the cost of not having carbon tax or such.

I am ready to continue to stand up for the truth, as I have done my entire career, and I will not be cowed by conspiracy theories or intimidation. I am extremely proud of my service to my nation.

@paul I see the map, but it is unclear from the map how much water is needed to change to not being in drought.

@paul how soon will the state officially be out of drought?

Few things shock me these days as a climate reporter in Louisiana. But while reporting on methane emissions in the Gulf, I learned that venting has caused helicopters to fall out of the sky

"Relocating whole communities, sometimes called managed retreat, is perhaps the most aggressive form of adaptation to climate change." Interior Department awards 3 tribes $75m

The climate change deniers sre still at it, now trying to stop offshore wind turbine development. And using a slick video production to do it.
#climate #wind #renewables #fossilfuels

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Interesting podcast on agrivoltaics: AgriSolar Podcast Ep. 1: Growing Crops Among the Solar Panels in Colorado

Want to know what corporations are most responsible for climate change? Check out this compiled dataset of the reported GHG emissions from the largest corporations. Note: some corporations don't report all their emissions. See the notes on Scope 3 GHG emissions.

AI-generated paintings imagine how famous historic artists would illustrate the climate crisis.
A series of AI-generated images envision how famous artists from history would depict some of the most pressing issues that threaten our environment, from deforestation to plastic pollution and factory farming.
#ai #climate #climatechange #art

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