The Dog's Not Barking Again

The US National Academy of Engineering’s site is running a feature on “grand challenges in engineering”. You get to vote for which you think is most important: better medicines, securing cyberspace, preventing nuclear terror, and eleven others. Carbon sequestration is there; so is economical solar power and producing energy from fusion. “Reducing emissions” is not listed—apparently, the idea of cutting back is still too politically sensitive. sigh

In the wake of posts about Shopify's support for white nationalists and DataCamp's attempts to cover up sexual harassment
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