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What the Finnish municipal elections tell, and don’t tell, about nuclear power?

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

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2017 edition of Climate Gamble!

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

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I’ll also ban travel to the United States.

Dear friends in the United States and elsewhere, With regret I need to inform you that I will not be able in good conscience to attend any academic or other events in the United States. Obviously, I also can’t consider … Continue reading

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After the U.S. elections

“I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and … Continue reading

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Justifying liberalism and socialism without God (a commentary to Yuval Harari’s “Sapiens”)

There’s no need to invoke a belief in supernatural deity in order to believe that all humans are equally important and should be treated with as much equality as possible. In fact, striving for equitable treatment for all is one … Continue reading

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Dear Scots; vote again, we want toll-free haggis

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What is Ecomodernism? A lecture

Almost forgot! In case you want to hear the undersigned mangle the language of the Bard and talk about ecomodernism, look no further! This is a hour-long lecture I delivered in English (here with Finnish subtitles) to a packed audience … Continue reading

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