- Advocacy Group Survey Results Laud Viability Of Wind Power
Using software tools developed by the marketing group Near Zero, which has developed open-source software tools to examine where experts agree and disagree and why, a research group hosted by the Carnegie Institution for Science's Department of Globa ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 13 2016 - 5:38pm
- A Win For Clean Energy
Today the House Committee on Ways and Means put a likely end to the production tax credit expiration for nuclear energy by approving H.R.5879- To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facili ...
Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Sep 21 2016 - 4:21pm
- Renewable Energy Footprints
We power humanity mostly by burning fossil fuels, thereby turning chemical energy into heat that ultimately gets radiated into space. In doing so we achieve some results deemed useful: we cook food, we keep our homes and offices at comfortable temperatures ...
Article - Johannes Koelman - Nov 3 2016 - 11:19am
- Europe Embraces Decentralization- About Energy, At Least
Across Europe, town and city councils are becoming increasingly interested in energy decentralization, i.e. in producing power closer to where it is consumed, which could reduce energy costs for citizens who already feel their economic backs being broken b ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 26 2016 - 9:15am
- Rocketing to Energy Sustainability
Metaphors are an important way to facilitate understanding of new processes. This metaphor is constructed based on the similarity of a rocket’s and civilization’s transition from one stable state to another at a higher level accomplished using a limited ...
Blog Post - David LePoire - Jan 3 2017 - 2:01pm
- What about energy literacy?
Energy Literacy, the general knowledge about energy generation, use, and research, is rather low. The need for energy literacy is important, however, since many of the decisions concerning economic growth and global stability depend on energy. ...
Blog Post - David LePoire - May 21 2017 - 5:51pm
- Cold Houses Are Far More Likely To Kill Us Than Heat Waves
A pervasive myth in Australia is that hot weather is the greatest danger to our health. In reality, it’s more likely cold weather will kill you. For all our concern about the dangers of heatwaves, simple analysis of mortality data suggests the cold months ...
Article - The Conversation - Aug 30 2017 - 3:17pm
- The Center Is Giving Way, The Left Is Driven In- Germany Abandons Emissions Goal
German Chancellor Angela Merkel had unkind things to say about America after the country declined to participate in a new agreement, the Paris accords, knowing full well that China had been given unlimited emissions and was not even going to discuss it aga ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Jan 10 2018 - 1:16pm
- Wood Heat: Why The Developing World Needs Centralized Energy, Even If It's Coal
A new study takes Norwegians to task for continuing to use wood stoves as part of their bucolic northern heritage. Drive outside cities and it is common to see stacks of wood lining the walls of houses and smoke rising from the chimneys, especially on col ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 14 2018 - 3:54pm
- Former NRC Head Gregory Jaczko Says Union Of Concerned Scientists Is Wrong On Nuclear
Gregory Jaczko, Ph.D., has a degree in theoretical physics, a hatred for nuclear power, and a love for his former boss Senator Harry Reid of Nevada- which is why Reid lobbied so heavily to get him placed as Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissio ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Apr 1 2019 - 12:33pm