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And what’s this ecomodern one mean anyway? The eco suggests ecology, but the idea grows out of a disillusionment with the current environmental movement in that the solutions it’s offering up are simply not viable and their approach is often counter-productive, alienating large sections of the public with their finger-wagging, telling us all how we…

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Nuclear power is a green environmental solution. It generates no CO2. The fuel is cheap and inexhaustible. Green nuclear power can solve the global crises of air pollution deaths and climate change. Cheap energy can help developing nations escape poverty and let industrialized nations improve economic growth. Is it safe? The primary obstacle to nuclear…

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We hear a lot of talk about decarbonising economies, but what about one day decarbonising the atmosphere? Fortunately, two new technologies are on the horizon that hold promise to make this possible. It should also be cost effective, if we assume it’s worth paying $1trillion to draw CO2 back down to 350ppm. The technologies are:…

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Those of us who study climate change know what’s needed is a safe, zero carbon energy source that is both cheaper than fossil fuels and able to supply electricity at all times, not just when the sun is shining or wind blowing.

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Mainstream economists have for years said the best way to decarbonise economies is through a carbon tax. This is the proposal of Citizens Climate Lobby, a US based global movement to enact revenue neutral, rising carbon taxes in national economies the world over. But has it been tried in practice? Well the UK has a ‘carbon…

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In recent years, a group of academic scientists, ecologists and economists realised that the way they viewed the world and its problems had much in common, contrasting starkly with that of many traditional green organisations. These ‘ecomodernists’, made their combined conclusions available in April 2015 with the release of the Ecomodernist Manifesto. Here’s an Excerpt:…

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Abstract This skimmable article by leading climate scientist Dr Jim Hansen (former Director of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies) argues for a rapid and global increase in nuclear power to curb CO2 emissions. He explains how carbon intensive economies are growing fast around the world, fuelled by economic development and population growth. To have any…

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Please bear with us while we sort things out on here. You can find the ecomodernist manifesto at http://www.ecomodernism.org – that’s something that inspires us but that we did not write. We’re an independent group, open to all who believe we need to encourage human ingenuity and creativity if we’re to get through the problems our…