Ken Caldeira

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Name: Ken Caldeira
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Climate change more threatening than ever - renewable revolution required

And it's Earth Day next week!Global greenhouse emissions are rocketing. Massive emissions cuts are required to avoid dangerous impacts of climate change. And despite decades of talk, world governments have made paltry efforts to address the problem.That's ... [Published Travel Mole - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Global Warming Activist James Hansen Says Nuclear Is the Answer

Prominent global warming activist James Hansen is urging environmental groups to rally behind nuclear power to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Solar and wind power cannot feasibly produce enough electricity in the foreseeable future to meet carbon dioxide ... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Clean energy groups question nuclear p..

Follow @EnergyDigitalMake sure to check out the latest issue of Energy Digital magazineA total of 311 U.S. and international environmental and clean energy groups said today that, while they respect the climate change work of Dr. James Hansen and three ... [Published Energy Digital - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Buoyant Airborne Turbine

High altitude winds are one of the largest untapped renewable resources in the world.Professor Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institute for Science at Stanford University published research on the sector and concluded;“There is enough energy in high altitude ... [Published Indiatimes - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

The right’s new climate change lie: It’s all the scientists’ fault

Excerpted from Some scholars blame scientists at least in part for why we are not motivated to act on climate change. They claim that many scientists have discredited themselves by politicizing science. On this view the politicization of science by some ... [Published Salon - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Thursday Idiocy on Friday: Here Is the Last Time I Noted the Existence of Roger Pielke, Jr.

Joe Romm:N.Y. Times and Elisabeth Rosenthal Face Credibility Siege over Unbalanced Climate Coverage|ThinkProgress: "Dr. Robert J. Brulle of Drexel University,whom the NYT itself quoted last year as “an expert on environmental communications,” emailed ... [Published Brad DeLong - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists Sound the Alarm on Global Warming, But Americans Sleep In

More Climate Change Could Cause the Next Great Famine Study Says Climate Change Accelerating Greenland’s Ice Loss 30 Senate Democrats Staying Up All Night For Climate ChangeGallup released the results of a new poll on Americans’ opinions about climate ... [Published Time - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental Necessity for Nuclear Power

THE OCEANS ARE CHANGING FASTER THAN WE KNOWNUCLEAR POWER IS SAFER THAN ANY OTHER SOURCE OF ENERGYFRENCH NUCLEAR POWER REDUCED FOSSIL FUEL USAGEA French Nuclear Power Success Story - 1950 to 2003RECOMMENDED READING:James Hansen -"Renewable Energy, Nuclear ... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Climate contraptions get real consideration

WASHINGTON — As international efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions stall, schemes to slow global warming using fantastical technologies once dismissed as a sideshow are getting serious consideration in Washington.Ships that spew salt into the air ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Feb 17 2014 - Updated Feb 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tech fixes to tackle acidifying seas

Can technological advances help acidifying seas?MANY scientists are increasingly acknowledging that we can no longer afford to dismiss some gee-whiz technological fixes outright. We need to understand what, if any of it, could help.In 2012, a controversial ... [Published thestar.com.my - Feb 17 2014]
First reported Feb 04 2014 - Updated Feb 04 2014 - 1 reports

Greens Still See Red on Nuclear Power

(…) environmental groups are nonetheless hostile to another Hansen view: that nuclear power is essential to attacking climate change as global energy demand rises The unwavering opposition among several major environmental organizations isn't sitting ... [Published SeekerBlog - Feb 04 2014]
First reported Jan 08 2014 - Updated Jan 09 2014 - 1 reports

New Technology Makes Plastic Out Of Carbon Pollution — Could It Help Solve The Climate Crisis?

CREDIT: Shutterstock What if we could stop making plastic out of oil, and start making it out of carbon pollution floating around in the atmosphere? It’s a particularly intriguing idea, posed Tuesday in a report from sustainable business website ... [Published Think Progress - Jan 08 2014]

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...to sidestep climate dangers, says energy expert Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie InstitutionCarnegie Institution for Science in Stanford, California. "to greatly reduce emissions, we must revolutionize our systems of energy production and consumption" he says. And that's a "long, hard, and costly undertaking."

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Climate change more threatening than ever - ren... [Published Travel Mole - 23 hours ago]
Global Warming Activist James Hansen Says Nucle... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
More than 100 scientists and economists call fo... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 07 2014]
Clean energy groups question nuclear p.. [Published Energy Digital - Apr 02 2014]
The Buoyant Airborne Turbine [Published Indiatimes - Mar 31 2014]
The right’s new climate change lie: It’s all th... [Published Salon - Mar 29 2014]
Thursday Idiocy on Friday: Here Is the Last Tim... [Published Brad DeLong - Mar 28 2014]
Thursday Idiocy on Friday: Here Is the Last Tim... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Mar 28 2014]
Elizabeth Kolbert On How Tech Can, and Can’t, T... [Published Recode - Mar 23 2014]
Scientists Sound the Alarm on Global Warming, B... [Published Time - Mar 18 2014]
Scientists Sound the Alarm on Global Warming, B... [Published TIME.com - Mar 18 2014]
Environmental Necessity for Nuclear Power [Published Daily Kos - Mar 15 2014]
Climate contraptions get real consideration [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Mar 10 2014]
Tech fixes to tackle acidifying seas [Published thestar.com.my - Feb 17 2014]
Climate change:Politics, academia and the media [Published fairplanet - Feb 13 2014]
Greens Still See Red on Nuclear Power [Published SeekerBlog - Feb 04 2014]
Science Fiction Novel "Paradigm" Helping Scienc... [Published PRWeb - Jan 31 2014]
Another Week in the Ecological Crisis, January ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jan 27 2014]
Could Sugar-Filled Batteries And ‘Sweet Crude’ ... [Published Think Progress - Jan 23 2014]
New Technology Makes Plastic Out Of Carbon Poll... [Published Think Progress - Jan 08 2014]
Chamber Of Commerce Leader Says Fracking Regula... [Published Think Progress - Dec 04 2013]
Top Climate Scientists Call On California Gover... [Published Think Progress - Nov 13 2013]
Climate Change "Alarmists" For Nuclear Power [Published REASON Online - Nov 05 2013]
To Those Who Want To See Nuclear Power Play A B... [Published Think Progress - Nov 04 2013]
Scientists: nuclear power can prevent use of “t... [Published Ars Technica - Nov 04 2013]
Sea Change: The Pacific's perilous turn [Published Seattle Times - Oct 20 2013]
A special report from The Seattle Times [Published Seattle Times - Sep 14 2013]
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More than 100 scientists and economists call fo... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 07 2014]
Elizabeth Shope, Advocate, Washington, D.C. Today, more than 100 scientists and economists called on President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline that would bring some of the world’s dirtiest fuel ...
Thursday Idiocy on Friday: Here Is the Last Tim... [Published Brad DeLong - Mar 28 2014]
Joe Romm:N.Y. Times and Elisabeth Rosenthal Face Credibility Siege over Unbalanced Climate Coverage|ThinkProgress: "Dr. Robert J. Brulle of Drexel University,whom the NYT itself quoted last year as “an expert on environmental communications,” emailed ...
Thursday Idiocy on Friday: Here Is the Last Tim... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Mar 28 2014]
<p><a name="#N.Y. Times and Elisabeth Rosenthal Face Credibility Siege over Unbalanced Climate Coverage|ThinkProgress"&gt; Joe Romm: N.Y. Times and Elisabeth Rosenthal Face Credibility Siege over Unbalanced Climate Coverage |ThinkProgress : "Dr. Robert ...
Scientists Sound the Alarm on Global Warming, B... [Published TIME.com - Mar 18 2014]
MoreClimate Change Could Cause the Next Great Famine Study Says Climate Change Accelerating Greenland’s Ice Loss 30 Senate Democrats Staying Up All Night For Climate Change Gallup released the results of a new poll on Americans’ opinions about ...
Climate change:Politics, academia and the media [Published fairplanet - Feb 13 2014]
Michael E. Mann, director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University and author of the book “The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars”, calls for scientists to speak out about climate change . There is now an unmistakable consensus ...
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