For over a century, scientists have predicted that if we allow CO2 to get abundant enough in the atmosphere it will cause the surface of the planet to warm up slowly and eventually get really hot, hot enough to do real damage to our health and well-being, perhaps even destroy our civil society, and in […]
Archives for October 2018
“If prices keep dropping, [rooftop solar] adoption will continue and a smart utility CEO would watch the market and think about ways utilities can have some control over distributed resources.” Driven largely by falling hardware costs, the price could go “as low as $2.15/W in a couple of years,” Stew Miller, president of North Carolina-based Yes! […]
A controversial floating nuclear power plant made by Russia has headed out for its first sea voyage. The floating plant, the Akademik Lomonosov, was towed out of the St Petersburg shipyard where it was constructed on Saturday. It is to be pulled through the Baltic Sea and around the Norwegian coast to Murmansk, a city […]
Susan Tanner, CACOR member, is also the Chair of the recent G78 Conference on “Meeting the Climate Challenge: Accelerating the Transition to a Zero-Carbon Economy and Roy Culpeper is Chair of the Group of 78. Three things are conspicuously weak in Canada’s strategy to combat climate change: We have insufficient resolve to reduce the supply and consumption […]
“Men argue. Nature acts.” . ― François-Marie Arouet, known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of speech and separation of church and state.