Given that technology has the power of shaping the world, scientists and engineers who are in the forefront of technological development have the moral obligation to be vigilant of any adverse consequences and to make efforts in disseminating proper knowledge to the general public.
It is too often the case that conversations on creativity plummet to new lows. Conversely, the one at Tällberg was a grown-up discussion which ranged far, wide and deep, over a spectrum that included art, science, technology and business.
This year's Tallberg Forum asked: "How on earth can we live together, within the planetary boundaries?" Some scientists and energy policymakers posed a different question that made my hairs stand on end.