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Tag Archives: energy

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  • 15
    Apr

    2021

    Power Shift: The Global Political Economy of...

    How to transition to a zero carbon economy in a timely and fair fashion is one of the greatest challenges the world faces. Bill Gates spelt out his vision of how to do it in his recent book How to Avoid...

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  • 12
    Feb

    2021

    Governing the Climate-Energy Nexus

    Combating climate change and transitioning to fossil-free energy systems are two central planetary challenges humanity faces today Combating climate change and transitioning to fossil-free energy...

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  • 31
    May

    2016

    safe radiation

    How much radiation is safe?

    One of the most important questions in science today as it relates to public policy is the debate over whether we should use a linear no-threshold model (LNT) or a threshold model when calculating the...

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  • 24
    May

    2016

    Ice Cubes

    The Mystery of Thermal Physics

    David Goodstein, author of Thermal Physics, Energy and Entropy (2015) discusses his interest in the subject and the reasons behind writing this impo...

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  • 8
    Apr

    2013

    The Future of Fracking

    Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” as it’s commonly called, has been touted as a great boon to humanity and at the same time, condemned as a great danger. As usual, the reality lies somewhere in...

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