I’m taking a short break from posting this week. I expect to post again on Sunday, December 17.
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This Shouldn’t be so Difficult! Those of us in the nuclear field frequently find ourselves having to address inaccuracies in published material. In the past, I’ve encountered 2 categories–publications from organizations with a bias against nuclear power, and publications that attempt to be balanced, but sometimes make a mistake. Today, I just encountered a third […]
Some people claim that humans—called breatharians—can live on air alone. Others claim we can have economic growth without increasing our resource use, so-called decoupling. Neither claim withstands scrutiny though here I am only going to deal with the second one. Hidden beneath the claim of decoupling is the assertion that human well-being and economic growth […]
75 Years Since the Birth of the Atomic Age I woke up today to news articles in several sources highlighting the fact that today marks the 75th anniversary since the world’s first man-made nuclear reactor began splitting atoms. I’m a little chagrined that I didn’t think of this earlier myself, since it holds a major […]
Baker, CA Hydrogen Fueling Station Proposal A couple of months back I wrote two articles titled “1st Interstate H2 Highway in the USA Rolls Out September 2017” and “1st Interstate Hydrogen Highway in USA Inaugurated by Maiden Voyage” which were about a voyage upon an interstate hydrogen highway between southern California and Las […]
Recent news on the environmental front is full of wind chimes. Did you know, for example, that Mars Inc. is making M&Ms with wind power? In fact Mars has engaged two popular spokespersons from its M&M entourage, ‘Red’ and ‘Yellow,’ Red, the self-proclaimed leader and Yellow, his faithful sidekick, have become the latest advocates for […]
In a conversation over the holiday I posited to a friend that the modern worldview which guides human action practically worldwide has all the hallmarks of a religion. I contended that this “religion” is at the root of our ecological predicament and that changing the current perilous trajectory of humankind would entail the adoption of […]
There is a notion afoot that our agricultural production can simply migrate toward the poles in the face of climate change as areas in lower latitudes overheat and dry up. Few people contemplate what such a move would entail and whether it would actually be feasible. One assumption behind this falsely reassuring idea is that […]
I’m taking a short break from posting this week. I expect to post again on Sunday, November 19.
Deja Vu All Over Again I recently saw an article discussing the use of solar panels by the U.S. military. It cited a Department of Energy (DOE) study concluding that the military needs to rely more on solar power in order to eliminate weaknesses in the grid. The article speculated that, with military funding to […]