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Quick thoughts about national security, Germany, and Russia

I believe that a nation needs to be self-reliant in order to be secure. I acknowledge that “nation” can be a larger group, like the EU, provided that group can be trusted to act correctly and in unison. Sometimes “nation” … 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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Sustainable uranium?

I am convinced that we need to focus on nuclear energy to get our CO2 emissions under control. In fact, if we are ever to get the level of CO2 in the atmosphere down again, we need to not only … Continue reading

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Apparently I was a pessimist

Recent developments in climate models seem to rule out the most pessimistic, worst-case scenarios for global warming, the RCP8.5. It also looks like my previous belief that we would end up with 3.1°C temperature increase was too pessimistic, as now … Continue reading

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Good thing the Germans have so many solar panels

Just think how this would look if they didn’t. But at least they are cheaper than the French, right? No. Safer? No, France is using nuclear power where Germany is using coal.

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Super-interglacial

We are currently – since about 11,700 years ago – between glacial periods and therefore in an interglacial period. Back in 1978, researches at Exxon described the greenhouse effect of CO2 in the atmosphere and described the already-then result as … Continue reading

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No more CO2 will not lower the temperature

There is no doubt that we need to get to a net zero CO2 emissions world at some point. It can’t be a surprise that this will take a very long time and unfortunately we do not have the technology … Continue reading

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I want lower CO2 emissions

Or rather, I want less CO2 in the atmosphere and lower levels of oceanic acidification. But I can’t help but hear about how renewables (primarily solar and wind) on the one hand doesn’t really lower our CO2 emissions and on … Continue reading

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2 milliarder tons CO2 bliver i jorden

Eller sådan ca. 1.925.559.500.000 kg ifølge denne historie om, at Exxon og ConocoPhillips har fjernet de canadiske oliesandslagre fra deres lagre. Jeg har et oliefyr til opvarmning af mit hus og vi har en diesel- og en benzinbil. Jeg har … Continue reading

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