Charting the outcome of the Obama – China climate deal by 2030

Ed Hoskins submits this essay In November 2014, to much fanfare, President Obama concluded an agreement with China on Climate. This was as a precursor to the major Paris climate conference in December 2015, where it is anticipated that a definitive and binding Climate agreement should be reached.  These notes follow through that 2014 agreement…

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Science or dogma at the National Geographic Society?

An a-scientific paper, poor contribution of NGS to the enlightenment of its members. Story submitted by Michel de Rougemont I just finished reading the article « The age of disbelief » in the March edition of the National Geographic. It is one of the most a-scientific articles about science that I ever could read. Joel…

The Conversation: Why is CCS stuck in second gear?

Eric Worrall writes: Carbon Capture and Storage, the most terrifying technology in the green arsenal of deadly stupidity, has once again reared its ugliness on The Conversation. According to Howard J. Herzog, Senior Research Engineer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; “Pumping CO2 underground can help fight climate change. Why is it stuck in second gear?…