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Nuclear energy is “not low carbon”. Well, neither is solar. Let’s oppose both!

Jonathan Porritt has a new blog post claiming nuclear energy is not low carbon. As a result, even proponents of nuclear energy will have to accept it is not a solution to climate change.

As always, Porritt is simply cherry picking evidence from scientists who cherry pick evidence. Continue reading

Why hyping solar is bad for renewables

For a few hours in May this year Germany got over half of its electricity from solar power. A much hyped event that Bill McKibben claimed demonstrates we already have the technology to solve climate change. However, there is a great danger that selectively reporting peak production of different renewable energy sources will lead to public misunderstanding of the relative merits of different renewable energy sources. Continue reading