Science

Post relating to the scientific aspects of cleantech and climate change

Smart Climate Models and Dumb Economic Models – Why Lomborg is Wrong

This is a slightly longer version of an op-ed that appeared in the Globe and Mail. Click here for the original op-ed. Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist and subject of recent documentary Cool It, advocates a slow and … Continue reading

CDMs Don’t Work – Fix Them or Lose Them

>CDMs (Clean Development Mechanisms) aren’t working; and won’t – unless they are buttressed by a strong regulatory environment that independently ensures best practices in energy generation. Designed to increase the flow of money from developed to developing nations, and to … Continue reading

Geo-engineering: Clamping a Lid on a Boiling Pot

The irony is worthy of a Noel Coward play. If it weren’t so frightening, it would be worth a good guffaw.  Defenders of the fossil patch have gone from accusing climate science of being incapable of producing reliable predictions, to … Continue reading