An Australian inventor wants to stop global warming by electrifying everything

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An Australian inventor wants to stop global warming by electrifying everything – Washington Post

…Griffith’s San Francisco lab has attracted $100 million in capital from investors and spun out a dozen companies.

The 47-year-old, who won a MacArthur “genius” grant in 2007 for his prodigious inventions “in the global public interest,” from novel household water-treatment systems to an educational cartoon series for kids, has spent the past decade working to solve climate change through technology.

His solution: mass electrification.

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