EESP Lecture: The Dark Cloud

ImageGuillaume Pitron, French journalist, author and filmmaker presented his recently published book, “The Dark Cloud: How the online world is costing the earth.” The discussion focused on the origins of digital technology, and the disastrous effect on the finite amount of our planet’s resources used to support it, which creates catastrophic consequences for our environment. He compared U.S./EU policy on critical materials for the digital economy, the geopolitics of extracting the raw materials, and reflect on Europe’s energy sovereignty and the upheavals caused by artificial intelligence.

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Co-sponsored by:

  • Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence
  • Dorothea Green Lecture Series
  • College of Law
  • Department of Politics & International Relations
  • The Consulate General of France in Miami, Cultural Service • Villa Albertine