“Advanced computers have an unparalleled capacity for integrating very large amounts of data into recognizable visual patterns that allow the human brain to comprehend the meaning of billions of bits of data simultaneously.”

Going Far Quickly

The Power Of Information

The Information Revolution and the continuing rapid development of increasingly powerful information technologies have created new possibilities and new tools for solving the climate crisis.

Our ability as human beings to use information in order to make sophisticated mental models of the world around us is arguably the one capacity that most distinguishes us from all other living creatures. Now that we are faced with the unprecedented challenge of rapidly improving our understanding of the earth’s ecological system and our place in it, it is time to focus on how we can make the fullest and most creative use of information technology to help us.