Author: Clive Elsworth

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Radiation: The Facts

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…

Climate Featured

Decarbonise the atmosphere for $1trillion?

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…

Energy

Zero Carbon Energy Breakthrough

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…

Politics

British Columbia’s Carbon Tax

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…

Featured Politics

What is Ecomodernism?

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…

Climate Energy

Jim Hansen on the Urgency of Nuclear Power

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…