IPCC CO2 Reductions

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently issued its 5th assessment on climate change, essentially reaffirming that disaster awaits the world if CO2 emissions aren’t cut worldwide to 50% below 1990 levels by 2050. The various sections of the Continue reading IPCC CO2 Reductions

COP 19

When they see COP 19 in the news, many people may assume it’s another TV show like Car 54, Where Are You? Unfortunately, COP 19 is the 19th meeting of the Conference of the Parties, of the United Nations Convention Continue reading COP 19

Carbon Gauntlet Book Description

Any attempt to cut CO2 emissions must run a gauntlet of hurdles – some of which may be insurmountable. These hurdles are largely hidden from public view. Carbon Gauntlet describes these hurdles and provides Americans with the information they need Continue reading Carbon Gauntlet Book Description

Carbon Foolishness

The purpose of a carbon tax or “cap and trade” legislation or related EPA regulations, is to cut CO2 emissions 80% by 2050. The only reason for any of these actions is to force the United States to stop using Continue reading Carbon Foolishness

Few Radiation Problems from Fukushima

We now have had three nuclear disasters, with, for the most part, little effect on people from radiation. The latest report from the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effect of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) says that radiation from the Fukushima Continue reading Few Radiation Problems from Fukushima

Clean Coal Needs Another Look

Some in the coal industry have been promoting Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plants as the future for “clean coal”. They should probably change their tune. IGCC plants gasify coal, separating the CO2 from its combustible components, primarily hydrogen, Continue reading Clean Coal Needs Another Look