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The term Activist Engineer can have positive and negative connotations, activism can be viewed as a bad thing or supporting a good cause, it really depends on your individual political persuasion or point of view on a subject. So Activist and Engineering, together, what does this mean to you?
Well, for DesignSpark this is what we consider being a part of Activist Engineering means.
- How to use engineering to create positive impacts.
- Inspiring engineers.
- Generating awareness through actions.
- Backing the gamer changers – challenging the status quo.
- Searching out new innovations.
- Collaborative approaches to issues, the engineer and environmentalist working together.
People are more aware than ever that climate change is happening, there are few deniers these days. We can observe the effects of change within our global environment, from plastic in the ocean to global warming, air pollution, flooding and wildfires our environment is taking the hit. Quite soon we will hit the tipping point, a point of no return, this will happen unless we all commit to drastic change.
So what does activist engineering mean to you, what questions do you want to ask, what viewpoint do wish to convey to others and what answers are you seeking?
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