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With Georgetown University's decision divest from fossil fuel investments, we discuss what we see with the massive amounts of carbon that is and has been released from the burning of fossil fuels (:48) and wonder whether it's too late to prevent catastrophe (10:38). We also take a look at Clearview AI's building and selling of a massive facial recognition database from online pictures and data (26:54) and big tech's demands to Clearview AI to get its hands off "their" data, recognizing of course that "their" data is us (34:49). 

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Georgetown Announces Fossil Fuel Divestment, Students Across U.S. Demand Their Schools Follow Suit

https://www.ecowatch.com/georgetown-fossil-fuel-divestment-2645075354.html

Good Morning. It's 65 Degrees in Antarctica

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/4agaj3/good-morning-its-65-degrees-in-antarctica

The Pacific Ocean is so acidic that it's dissolving Dungeness crabs' shells

https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/27/us/pacific-ocean-acidification-crabs-dissolving-shells-scn-trnd/index.html

Coral Reefs Face the Dual Threats of Ocean Acidification and Erosion

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/coral-reefs-face-dual-threats-ocean-acidification-and-erosion-180973231/

Facebook, YouTube order Clearview to stop scraping them for faces to match

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/02/facebook-youtube-order-clearview-to-stop-scraping-them-for-faces-to-match/

Clearview AI Wants To Sell Its Facial Recognition Software To Authoritarian Regimes Around The World

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/carolinehaskins1/clearview-ai-facial-recognition-authoritarian-regimes-22

Unmasking a Company That Wants to Unmask Us All

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/20/reader-center/insider-clearview-ai.html