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How Climate Change will end

Many big issues are at their heart debates between optimists and pessimists – with some pretentious self-declared realists thrown into the mix. This is also true about climate change. Will we develop carbon-neutral technologies? Or can we capture the carbon … Continue reading

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Assessing the risk of nuclear technology

The nuclear industry is keen on coming up with probabilistic risk assessments that show that a serious accident at a nuclear power plant can only happen every 20,000 years or so (admittedly this number is from a somewhat outdated report … Continue reading

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