Fred Pearce

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Name: Fred Pearce
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Fighting Ebola and long-haul space flight

From Andrew BosworthWhile I agree population mobility and urbanisation are contributing factors to the size of the current Ebola outbreak , it is important to stress that there are many factors at play.I recently returned from Guéckédou, Guinea, where ... [Published New Scientist - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

A victory for NDA

The passing of Judges Appointment Bill in Parliament by voice vote is a feather on the cap of the ruling NDA. The Congress, which tried delaying tactics for long, was not able to do it any further as it was the party that had initiated the current move. ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] NS 2980: World's poor need grid power, not just solar panels

NS 2980: World's poor need grid power, not just solar panels http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329804.400-worlds-poor-need-grid-power-not-just-solar-panels.html * 04 August 2014 by Fred PearceFred Pearce is a consultant for New ScientistSmall-is-beautiful ... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Environmentalists Shocked That Local People Protect Forests Better Than Do Governments

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Over at the NewScientist Fred Pearce has a nice article, " Localpeople preserve the environment better than government ," inwhich he discusses an issue well known to Reason readers -recognzing the property rights of ... [Published REASON Online - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Polls show little support for fracking | @guardianletters

_ Renewable energy options, including onshore wind, come out ahead of other options such as fracking. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for The Guardian Fred Pearce (, 30 July) states that: "Given the choice between a wind turbine on the hill or a fracking ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

So the fracking battle begins, but is it clear who’s right? | Fred Pearce | Comment is free

Here is a troubling truth for environmental groups. The biggest grassroots green campaign in Britain in the past decade has been one they have almost universally opposed: the groundswell of local opposition to onshore wind farms. The likes of Greenpeace[1] ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

So the fracking battle begins, but is it clear whos right? | Fred Pearce

It’s less intrusive than wind and reduces emissions long term, yet the nimbys and green groups stand united A shale gas drilling rig near Blackpool. 'Campaigners are sincere in their belief, and probably right, that the world has to end its addiction ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The threat to chalk streams, our unique contribution to global ecology

They are an irreplaceable relic of our past, but over-abstraction and abuse is placing these unique rivers at riskFred Pearce, Victoria Harrison and Rose O'Neill of WWF looking out over the Itchen chalk stream river. Photograph: Andrew ShaylerFor a garden ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] NS 2976: We can build a sustainable world - if you want it

These Algorists just don't understand that desires are subjective. Alreadya quarter of the economy is persuasion. Also, much of what we buy isinformation related (a big factor in rising inequality, as it takes peoplewith high cognative capacity to design ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Fireworks Withdrawal Edition

Ross Douthat says liberals should love Hobby Lobby... Maureen Dowd says America needs some of that hopey stuff... Jacob Heilbrunn says Neocons are learning to love Hillary... Fred Pearce shows that climate change can be beaten on the cheap... But first... ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

Safe synthetic biology and feral honeybees

From Joe BrownFred Pearce describes a key caveat to announcements in 2010 that the Millennium Development Goal target for access to safe drinking water had been met . In his article, I am quoted as saying that the World Health Organization has been silent ... [Published New Scientist - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change, corporations and profit

Recently the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its most recent report. Human interference with the climate system is occurring, and climate change poses risks for human and natural systems. No surprises there, then. As Graham Readfearn ... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 09 2014]

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Fighting Ebola and long-haul space flight [Published New Scientist - Aug 20 2014]
A victory for NDA [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 15 2014]
[tt] NS 2980: World's poor need grid power, not... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 07 2014]
Environmentalists Shocked That Local People Pro... [Published REASON Online - Aug 05 2014]
Environmentalists Shocked That Local People Pro... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 05 2014]
Polls show little support for fracking | @guard... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
So the fracking battle begins, but is it clear ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 29 2014]
So the fracking battle begins, but is it clear ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
The threat to chalk streams, our unique contrib... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 24 2014]
[tt] NS 2976: We can build a sustainable world ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 14 2014]
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Fireworks Withdraw... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 06 2014]
Safe synthetic biology and feral honeybees [Published New Scientist - Apr 30 2014]
Climate change, corporations and profit [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 09 2014]
World: Climate Action Now: Building Scalable So... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 04 2014]
What These Historical Kings and Marauders Can T... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Mar 13 2014]
Stewart Brand and his library for the ages [Published Wired: Beyond the Beyond - Mar 05 2014]
[tt] NS 2956: Fire in the hole: After fracking ... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 22 2014]
Climate clippings 52 [Published Larvatus Prodeo - Nov 05 2011]
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[tt] NS 2980: World's poor need grid power, not... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 07 2014]
NS 2980: World's poor need grid power, not just solar panels http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329804.400-worlds-poor-need-grid-power-not-just-solar-panels.html * 04 August 2014 by Fred PearceFred Pearce is a consultant for New ScientistSmall-is-beautiful ...
Environmentalists Shocked That Local People Pro... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 05 2014]
<p><img alt="Deforestation" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14072569584380.jpg" title="How government protects forests|||University of Wisconsin-Whitewater" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;Over at the NewScientist ...
[tt] NS 2976: We can build a sustainable world ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 14 2014]
These Algorists just don't understand that desires are subjective. Alreadya quarter of the economy is persuasion. Also, much of what we buy isinformation related (a big factor in rising inequality, as it takes peoplewith high cognative capacity to design ...
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Fireworks Withdraw... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 06 2014]
Ross Douthat says liberals should love Hobby Lobby... Maureen Dowd says America needs some of that hopey stuff... Jacob Heilbrunn says Neocons are learning to love Hillary... Fred Pearce shows that climate change can be beaten on the cheap... But first... ...
Climate change, corporations and profit [Published Zunia.org RSS - Apr 09 2014]
Recently the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its most recent report. Human interference with the climate system is occurring, and climate change poses risks for human and natural systems. No surprises there, then. As Graham Readfearn ...
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