Climate Can’t Wait

March 16, 2021
Hosted by Orb

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Climate change is causing increasingly disastrous effects throughout the world and threatens to undermine the future existence of every living species. Currently, measures to curb the causes of this problem are available, however, significant political will, investment, and personal change are essential. In this episode of Planet Classroom, Orb, the show’s virtual host, talks with Eric Simon, director of What to Do About Climate Disruption, and with youth from around the world about how technology, ingenuity, individual commitment and action can address the climate emergency.

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Orb is Planet Classroom’s virtual guide. Orb is a resource for everyday facts and figures and real-time information. Orb speaks in the present tense. Orb has a number of catch phrases and questions Orb likes to ask. We will learn more about Orb with each new show. Can Orb speak foreign languages? Does Orb have the capacity to understand any intellectual task or is Orb limited to those tasks Orb does now. Is Orb an Android? Is Orb empathetic and kind? Is Orb masculine or feminine? Can Orb reason and learn? We will use our imaginations to determine what the true character of Orb means to each one of us.

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