Tag Archives: Energy and Climate Change

Environmental values

  “The Earth has cancer and the cancer is Man.” – Club of Rome (1974) Mankind at the Turning Point Hijacking the Anthropocene by Ian Angus, originally published by Climate and Capitalism  | May 20, 2015 How the anti-green ‘Breakthrough … Continue reading

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Conformity

1956 Asch- Conformity Experiment Alex Laskey: How behavioral science can lower your energy bill

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Sustainable Development

A Call to Look Past Sustainable Development APRIL 14, 2015 The average citizen of Nepal consumes about 100 kilowatt-hours of electricity in a year. Cambodians make do with 160. Bangladeshis are better off, consuming, on average, 260. Then there is … Continue reading

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The World Bank and The International Monetary Fund

The IPCC’s auhoritative report on Mitigation of Climate Change shows clearly that there is no realistic prospect of holding warming below 2°C. Most emissions will result from the rapid industrialization of developing countries like India and China who cannot and … Continue reading

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Peak car

Peak car (also peak car use or peak travel) is a hypothesis that motor vehicle distance traveled per capita, predominantly by private car, has peaked and will now fall in a sustained manner. The theory was developed as an alternative … Continue reading

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Husk Power Systems

Renewable Energy in India’s Rice Belt: Husk Power Systems Site: India Sector: Renewable energy Challenge: More than one billion residents of India have no electricity and many of them live in remote villages off the electricity grid. Solution: $750,000 in debt financing … Continue reading

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Kevin Anderson

Professor Kevin Anderson is the Deputy Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research;[1] holds a joint chair in Energy and Climate Change at the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering at the University of Manchester and School … Continue reading

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