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We chose this solution and it is bad

We have chosen rising cost of energy with rising CO₂ emissions while telling ourselves that we were making a different choice. Germany and California have prioritized closing nuclear plants over decommissioning coal and gas plants. But with so much power … Continue reading

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Environmentalism

Global greenhouse emissions are predominantly from energy (buildings, transportation and industry): And the solution is not about focusing on energy reduction per se, but switching from “dirty” energy sources to those which are clean. There are three main reasons why I … Continue reading

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Sometimes irony happens naturally

This twitter timeline is something: For context, Patrick Moore is one of the founders of Greenpeace but they have long since parted ways and very much so. Not on the original policy but in the climate debate, I believe it … Continue reading

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At least they threw away all pretense

Extinction Rebellion has bothered me for some time, as all radical movements that try to paint themselves as the only moral choice. To begin with, all seemed to go according to plan but the apparent grass-root movement had surprising backing … Continue reading

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Climate and carbon emissions

We will not reach zero carbon emissions by 2050. How do I know that? Well, carbon-free energy consumption has reached its highest point yet, with 14.4% of the global energy consumption in 2018. That’s great. Unfortunately, we have naturally taken … Continue reading

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Science and politics

To followup on climate politics, this piece reminds us that The fundamental problem is that science can only ever be a point of departure for normative decision-making and political action. The language of the students’ activism […] treats science as … Continue reading

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Climate politics

With an increased pressure to make upcoming elections be on climate politics I found this thread instructive, after the failure of making the elections in Australia about climate (links added by me): The strategy of sowing fear, speaking of disaster … Continue reading

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