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…

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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…

Tesla Solar Roof: 'Deal or Dud'?

Guest post by David Middleton Here’s How Much One of Tesla’s Amazing Solar Roofs Actually Costs Tesla’s price promises savings, but they won’t come immediately. By Jack Crosbie on August 5, 2017 Filed Under Batteries, Electric Cars, Elon Musk, Money, Power & Solar Energy The Tesla Solar Roof is here, and if company CEO Elon Musk has…

Down with Internet Gatekeepers!

The main Internet gatekeepers and causes for concern are Google (GOOG), Facebook (FB), Twitter (TWTR), and Microsoft (MSFT) – together, GFTM. Internet Gatekeepers’ Misconduct Google locked conservative University of Toronto professor Jordan B. Peterson out of all his Google accounts. The probable cause is his dissent with the identity politics of the Left, especially his…

'Dodgy' greenhouse gas data threatens Paris accord

From The BBC By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent From the section Science & Environment Potent, climate warming gases are being emitted into the atmosphere but are not being recorded in official inventories, a BBC investigation has found. Air monitors in Switzerland have detected large quantities of one gas coming from a location in Italy. However,…