Mismatched priorities of governments worldwide and the “widespread ignorance” of the general public have failed to address the deterioration of life on Earth.
The new documentary I Am Greta follows the Swedish soothsayer from when she began her protests in 2018 to today. It was intended to show her global campaigning impact, but my feeling after watching it was just one of pity.
Written by: The AIM Network Just after WW2 my parents settled into their new home. The stove and cooktop were powered by gas and my mother cooked with gas for the next seventy years. I did not take much notice of the fact she cooked with gas because I regarded it […]
Matt Johnson Property and personal finance reporter @matte_johnson Australia risks yearly economic losses on par with the pandemic by 2050 unless the country ramps up its fight on the “existential threat of climate change”. Not only would the cost of inaction devastate Australia’s bottom line, but a new report has […]
byJoanna Bailey To celebrate zero emissions day 2020, Airbus has revealed three concept aircraft, codenamed ZEROe. These hydrogen-powered planes would be the first to produce zero emissions in flight and could revolutionize air transport for the future. Here’s what you need to know. The world’s first zero emission aircraft European […]
The Future of Hybrid Electric Flight Sustainable Transport Concept Design Starting up a new product business – raising investment, gaining buy-in within your industry, and warming up new customers to build a market – is tough. Doing this in the aviation industry is even tougher. So, how do […]
As old diesel trains are phased out of rail networks around the world, the UK is about to test a new type of engine that could help to decarbonise railways – hydrogen-powered trains By Allison Hirschlag From the platform it looked like any other British commuter train. But as several […]
By Robin Bromby – May 20, 2020 Uranium mining hopefuls are fond of tables showing how many reactors are operating around the world and — even more exciting — how many are in construction, being planned or being thought about. The picture from the 2020 annual report of the Paris-based […]
Climate Explained is a collaboration between The Conversation, Stuff and the New Zealand Science Media Centre to answer your questions about climate change. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, please send it to email@example.com Almost every threat to modern humanity can be traced simply to our […]
Pebble-bed reactors and small modular reactors round out the list of favorites by Jonathan Tennenbaum February 6, 2020 This is the sixth and final installment in a series. To read from the beginning find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here a, part 4 here and part 5 here. Pebble-bed high-temperature […]
Two advanced nuclear power reactor designs that can solve a multitude of problems by Jonathan Tennenbaum February 4, 2020 This is part 5 of a series.To read from the beginning find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here. The Molten salt reactor Of all the advanced […]
Advanced designs in various development stages promise to remedy the drawbacks of conventional nuclear energy by Jonathan Tennenbaum February 2, 2020 This is part 4 of a series. To read from the beginning find part 1 here, part 2 here and part 3 here. Nuclear energy, in its presently utilized […]
Environmentalists’ anti-nuclear crusade bears responsibility for our dependence on coal and gas power plants by Jonathan Tennenbaum January 30, 2020 This is part 3 in a series. Click here to read part 1 and here to read part 2. Nuclear energy – which today means nuclear fission – currently supplies […]
Anti-nuclear hysteria is destroying the environment by Jonathan Tennenbaum January 28, 2020 This is part 2 in a series. Click here to read part 1. Germany now generates over 35% of its yearly electricity consumption from wind and solar sources. Over 30 000 wind turbines have been built, with a […]
BY EMILY PETSKO APRIL 30, 2020 e can rebuild marine life and restore much of the world’s oceans in just 30 years if we take action to protect species and ecosystems at risk. A team of marine scientists from 10 countries reached this conclusion after reviewing past ocean recoveries following conservation […]