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Its All About Energy - lots of it

Roger Pielke:

Keeping the Poor Poor – Against Antigrowth Environmentalism

http://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/voices/roger-pielke-jr/keeping-the-poor-poor

Energy for All – What Universal Energy Access Will Take

http://thebreakthrough.org/voices/roger-pielke-jr/electricity-for-all

Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger: 26 more words

Sustainable Development

Breaking the Climate Deadlock with R&D

Thanks to David McMullen for this post…

You do not need to be all that alarmist about the climate impact of increasing CO2 emissions to want to see energy go carbon free or at least greatly reduced. 787 more words

Technology

Capitalism Bad for Economic Growth

Government funding of research, development, demonstration and initial deployment (RDD&D) needs to increase dramatically. We need real breakthroughs in a raft of areas. Energy, agriculture, medicine and new materials come immediately to mind. 495 more words

Progress

Being positive!

I’ve been doing what I do quite a lot these days, which is contemplating the whole online climate science debate. It’s very clear that any kind of dialogue with those who strongly disagree with mainstream climate science is virtually impossible. 670 more words

Climate Change

Plutonium Ode: Why I Support Nuclear Energy

Four Aprils ago, I attended a lecture at Naropa University entitled “Rocky Flats: A Call to Guardianship” by Joanna Macy who was then a visiting professor of Environmental Studies. 1,651 more words

Why I Support Nuclear Energy

Four Aprils ago, I attended a lecture at Naropa University entitled “Rocky Flats: A Call to Guardianship” by Joanna Macy who was then a visiting professor of Environmental Studies. 1,648 more words

Breakthrough Institute

On hit pieces and legions of destroyed strawmen

There is an ongoing case of intensifying tribalism in a part of the climate activist population.  There are prolific bloggers and twitter users that spend time attacking anyone – and I mean… 1,026 more words

Science