Showing posts with label #GlobalCooperation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label #GlobalCooperation. Show all posts

Thursday, March 28, 2024

🧊IMSPARK: Protecting the Pacific from the Thaw🧊

🧊Imagine... Protecting the Pacific from the Thaw🧊

💡 Imagined Endstate: 

A future where innovative geoengineering projects like insulating curtains have successfully stabilized critical glaciers, safeguarding Pacific island nations from rising sea levels.

🔗 Link: 

📚 Source: 

Landymore, F. (2024). Scientists Propose Desperate Plan to Insulate Entire Doomsday Glacier. Futurism.

💥 What’s the Big Deal: 

The Thwaites Glacier, also known as the “Doomsday Glacier,” is melting at an alarming rate. It threatens to raise sea levels by two feet and destabilize the West Antarctic Ice Sheet❄️, which could lead to an additional 10 feet of sea level rise. This poses a dire threat to low-lying Pacific island nations🌏. 

The proposed plan to insulate the glacier with 62-mile-long curtains is a bold and innovative approach to climate change mitigation. While the $50 billion price tag is steep, it pales compared to the potential cost of inaction🌴. If successful, this geoengineering feat could buy precious time for the world to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and transition to sustainable energy sources🌞. It’s a testament to human ingenuity and a call to action for global cooperation🛡️in the face of the climate crisis.


#Thwaites, #Geoengineering,#ClimateAction, #RisingSeas, #PacificProtection,#InnovativeSolutions,#GlobalCooperation,#ScienceFrontier,#IMSPARK,

Saturday, September 9, 2023

📜IMSPARK - Pacific Atomic Legacy as a Historical Protectorate 📜

 📜Imagine - Pacific Atomic Legacy as a Historical Protectorate 📜


💡 Imagined Endstate:

Envision a future where the Pacific's atomic legacy is safeguarded as a historical protectorate. The legacy of nuclear testing, symbolized by sites like the Trinity Test Site, becomes a platform for education, remembrance, and international cooperation.

🔗Link:

1.     Article Source: The Trinity Test Site Is Open One More Time This Year. You Might Not Get In.

2.     "Preserve America" Executive Order 13287: Link to Executive Order

📚Source:

1.     Beynon, S. (2023, July 26). The Trinity Test Site Is Open One More Time This Year. You Might Not Get In. Military.com.

2.     Bush, G. (2003, March 3). Preserve America Executive Order 13287. Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.

What's the Big Deal:

The legacy of areas where Pacific nuclear testing occurred, like the Trinity Test Site in New Mexico, could be considered historical protectorate sites, emphasizing scientific feats and atomic weapon consequences. 🌊 Precedent exists with the "Preserve America" Executive Order 13287, urging federal protection of historic sites, especially in heritage tourism. 🌍The Trinity Test Site, where the first nuclear weapon detonated in 1945, gains attention, magnified by movies like "Oppenheimer." 📜While safe to visit due to low radiation, the site's true value is education. It's a platform to discuss disarmament and peaceful science, as a means to prevent future nuclear warfare. Viewing the Pacific's atomic legacy as a historical protectorate could encourage historic tourism. ☮️

#NuclearLegacy, #HistoricalProtectorate,  #GlobalCooperation,  #Peace,#IMSPARK

💰IMSPARK: Equitable Foundations: Building Homeownership Dreams in the Pacific💰

  💰Imagine... Equitable Foundations:  Building Homeownership Dreams in the Pacific💰 💡 Imagined Endstate:   A future where Pacific communi...