Climate Gamble: Is Anti-Nuclear Activism Endangering our Future?
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- What the Finnish municipal elections tell, and don’t tell, about nuclear power?
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- Graphic of the Week: The hidden "fuels" of renewable energy
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Author Archives: J. M. Korhonen
Thanks to an article in Forbes, a growing number of energy enthusiasts now knows that there have been pro-nuclear Green candidates in the recent (9th April) Finnish municipal elections. However, some background may be helpful. First, as some commentators have … Continue reading
I wrote earlier about two interesting developments in Finnish politics. First, four municipal election candidates from the traditionally strongly anti-nuclear Green party published an opinion piece where they clearly stated that humanity no longer has the luxury of opposing nuclear energy. … Continue reading
(Click here for a larger version of the image. Feel free to re-use as well.) Climate change is not the only environmental problem we’re facing, but it’s the most critical. Many people agree, but as we’ve tried to explain in … Continue reading
Exciting news! We have just finished up work on our updated, improved and expanded 2017 edition of Climate Gamble! One might even call it the definitive edition! It includes: The foreword by the late Sir David MacKay (previously available only on … Continue reading
Over 100 Finnish election candidates – Greens included – call for small reactors for district heating
More than hundred candidates in the upcoming municipal elections in Finland have signed a statement calling for Finnish cities to explore the possibilities of using small nuclear reactors to provide district heating. Interestingly, among the signatories are significant numbers of … Continue reading
I’ve been following the energy discussions actively for a decade now. Despite some incremental improvements, the debate goes round and round much the same way as it did in 2007: everyone agrees in public that we need to quit fossil … Continue reading
I’ve been answering almost exactly the same answer to multiple discussions where people make claims about the safety of nuclear power, so I think it’s time to create a single post with collected information, links, and explanations. This is intended to … Continue reading