Tag Archives: 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

Enhanced Geothermal: Energy Holy Gail

Here is another bit of my upcoming book:Ten Technologies to Save the World – Kicking the Fossil Fuel Habit. The chapter on Geothermal includes geo-exchange (heating and cooling buildings), regular geothermal (tapping hot aquifers for electrical production) and EGS – … Continue reading

Climate Science For Dummies III – The Bad Stuff

> Here is another bit of my upcoming book:Ten Technologies to Save the World – Kicking the Fossil Fuel Habit. Aside from the Ten Technologies, a number of small essays are included. Three on Climate Science (The Basics, The Complex, … Continue reading