Nuclear Fusion / Fission Hybrid?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Building an energy producing nuclear fusion reactor remains elusive, but some companies are re-considering an old idea – combining nuclear fusion with nuclear fission in a single reactor, to overcome the disadvantages of both. Fusion-fission hybrids: nuclear shortcut or pipe dream? While nuclear fusion’s key milestones remain elusive, could fusion-fission…

EXCLUSIVE: Researcher Claims To Have Evidence One Of EPA’s Most Successful Clean Air Rules Is Based On Fabricated Data

Energy From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch 9:06 PM 08/07/2017 One of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) longest and most successful air pollution standards is based on a taxpayer-funded study plagued by “data fabrication and falsification,” according to a veteran toxicologist. Toxicologist Albert Donnay says he’s found evidence a 1989 study commissioned by EPA on…

The Rainmakers

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach For more than a decade now I’ve been saying something without getting much agreement, which was: “When you cut down the trees, you cut down the clouds”. I based my saying on my own experience, first growing up in a ponderosa pine and fir forest, and later living in a…

Researchers crack the ‘Karakoram anomaly’

It’s an “anomaly”, or could it be weather~ctm From Eurekalert Public Release: 7-Aug-2017 Newcastle University A summer ‘vortex’ of cold air over the Karakoram mountain range is causing the glaciers in the region to grow in spite of global warming, scientists have shown. Publishing their findings today in Nature Climate Change, the team from Newcastle…