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Safe, cheap and abundant energy – back to the nuclear energy future

“To provide [electricity] in today’s world, an ‘advanced reactor’ must improve over existing reactors in the following 4-core objectives.  It must produce significantly less costly, cost-competitive clean electricity, be safer, produce significantly less waste and reduce proliferation risk.  It is … Continue reading

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Global environmental priorities are much broader than wind and solar power

Mitigation of black carbon – and sulphur dioxide – emissions proceed with current technologies and improve health and environmental outcomes.  Mitigation of carbon dioxide from fossil fuel use will need a range of technologies in a number of sectors – … Continue reading

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Greenhouse gas solutions

Emissions of greenhouse gases comes from a variety of sources – solutions must address the diverse technologies behind emissions. To begin with – however – reducing population pressure is best addressed through better health, education and welfare outcomes best achieved … Continue reading

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Celebrate world toilet day on November 19

By Bob Ellison Development Goal: By 2030, provide universal access to safe and affordable water and sanitation. The Copenhagen Consensus suggests 3 interventions for developing country sanitation. 1. A behavior change program to create demand for sanitation in rural areas: … Continue reading

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