Finally, Fusion Power Is About to Become a Reality

A very optimistic story from Medium. It’s long so I’m posting only a small excerpt.~ctm   Long considered a joke, or a pipe dream, fusion is suddenly making enormous leaps Brian Bergstein Jan 3 The idea first lit up Dennis Whyte when he was in high school, in the remote reaches of Saskatchewan, Canada, in…

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'plug-and-play' CO2 Scrubbers

From MIT, while “plug-and-play” is cited, it’s just a paper. Getting the carbon out of emissions Proposed method could be more efficient than previous systems and easier to retrofit in existing power plants. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Many researchers around the world are seeking ways to “scrub” carbon dioxide (CO2) from the emissions of fossil-fuel power…

MIT: The economic cost of increased temperatures

(This is not from Lindzen I’d like to see one titled “the economic cost of colder temperatures”, particularly on Agricultural effects) Study: Warming episodes hurt poor countries and limit long-term growth. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Even temporary rises in local temperatures significantly damage long-term economic growth in the world’s developing nations, according to a new study…