Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #396

The Week That Was: 2020-01-25 (January 25, 2020) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.” – George Orwell Number of the Week: 50 Million Gallons of drinking water per day at a cost…

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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #394

The Week That Was: 2020-01-11 (January 11, 2020) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance.” – Albert Einstein Number of the Week: 79% up 16% in two years THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #393

The Week That Was: 2020-01-04 (January 4, 2020) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “And that is what science is: the result of the discovery that it is worthwhile rechecking by new direct experience, and not necessarily trusting the [human] race[’s] experience from the past.…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #392

The Week That Was: 2019-12-28 (December 28, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: When asked, what he would tell a generation living 1,000 years from now, Bertrand Russell (1959) replied: “I should like to say two things, one intellectual and one moral: “The intellectual…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #391

The Week That Was: 2019-12-21 (December 21, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.” ― Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays Number of the Week: 1/1,000,000,000,000…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #390

The Week That Was: 2019-12-14 (December 14, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “In general, we look for a new law by the following process. First, we guess it (audience laughter), no, don’t laugh, that’s really true. Then we compute the consequences of the…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #389

The Week That Was: 2019-12-07 (December 7, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “The real problem in speech is not precise language. The problem is clear language. The desire is to have the idea clearly communicated to the other person. It is only necessary…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #388

The Week That Was: 2019-11-30 (November 30, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “In reading The History of Nations, we find that, like individuals, they have their whims and their peculiarities, their seasons of excitement and recklessness, when they care not what they do.…

Weekly Energy and Climate News Roundup #387

Quote of the Week: “We know what’s happening now. It’s the past that keeps changing.” – Old Russian Joke Number of the Week: 110 million people now drowning? THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) Grim Future? Historical discussions of the human condition reveal that humans tend to identify themselves…