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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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a green energy revolution

Germany’s renewable energy revolution Tim Smedley Guardian Professional, Friday 10 May 2013 17.58 BST To many a casual observer, Germany’s reaction to the Fukushima disaster seemed knee-jerk to say the least. Nuclear power produces nearly 20% of Germany’s energy, but … Continue reading

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climate change risk perceptions

The American public’s climate change risk perceptions, policy preferences, and behavior are particularly important as the United States alone produces approximately 20% of global carbon emissions. Although China is now considered to be the world’s largest overall emitter of carbon … Continue reading

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Energy policy

What Would Jefferson Do? Nancy Pfund and Ben Healey september 2011 Some argue that the consumer can purchase warmth or work or mobility at less cost by means of coal or oil or nuclear energy than by means of sunshine … Continue reading

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the Hubbert Curve

Extrapolating the Hubbert Curve to the Whole Earth Clearly, we live in the age of oil, but it is drawing to a close. In the long view, it did not last long—only one century. The Hubbert curve is an approximation … Continue reading

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Fukushima

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