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We're eating this planet to deathA new report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns that in order to fight climate change, we will have to fundamentally rethink how we grow crops and raise livestock . The big takeaway is there is no cure-all—wasting less food, moving to a plant-based diet, and using land more efficiently will all help, but it will take a massive unified effort on many fronts in order to keep food on the table, and climate change at bay.
A 10-year-old desk phone bug came back from the deadIn 2009, the phone company Avaya fixed a bug that enabled an attacker to take over a phone’s operations, extract audio from calls, and even use the phone to spy on its surroundings. Ten years later, researchers found the bug had returned . It serves as a cautionary tale for developers recycling old code in new projects.
Fast Fact: 226%While any link between videogames and violence has been disproven , there is another stat that stands out: According to a Washington Post study, "counties that had hosted a 2016 Trump campaign rally saw a 226 percent increase in reported hate crimes over comparable counties that did not host such a rally.”
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By making their predictions and analyses public, companies can also learn from each other about how to become more resilient in the face of climate threats.“Climate change is right now a very much under-priced risk in financial disclosures,” says Sarda, who believes both companies and investors need to prioritize climate-related accounting more.