Michael Shellenberger

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Name: Michael Shellenberger
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

WSJ: 'Peak Oil' Doomsday Predictions Proven False Thanks to Fracking

For years, geologists, oil men, and environmentalists have warned that the amount of oil humanity can pull out of the ground can only decrease from what we are getting now—a concept called "peak oil." But despite warnings that "peak oil" is right ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

[tt] WSJ: Unleashing Innovation: Energy (A Special Report) (several parts)

Unleashing Innovation: Energy (A Special Report) (several parts)WSJ 2014.8.29Follow The ExpertsThis Journal Report doesn't stop here. As part of an expanded Web presencefor the Journal Reports, The Experts -- an exclusive group of industry andthought ... [Published TranshumanTech - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Forbes: Climate Marchers' Conundrum: Whether To Embrace Shale Gas?

September 27th, 201410:22pmPosted In:Press NotesPresident Obama, Ban Ki-moon and 300,000 others showed up in New York City this week to support the use of modern technologies and cleaner fuels. But at least four notable heads-of-state stayed home, each ... [Published Natural Gas Europe - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Climate Marchers Conundrum: Whether To Embrace Shale Gas?

President Obama, Ban Ki-moon and 300,000 others showed up in New York City this week to support the use of modern technologies and cleaner fuels. But at least four notable heads-of-state stayed home, each of whom is just as important in the battle against ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 26 2014]
Entities: Natural Gas, Coal, Shale Gas
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Esalen Tackles Political Polarization and Gridlock

BIG SUR, Calif. , Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The increasing polarization of American politics weighs heavily on our democracy, but for now, no existing institution seems to have a handle on how to fix it. Well-meaning appeals for a return ... [Published RCL Advisors - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Giving up on wilderness means a barren future for the earth

Several years ago, I asked a biologist friend what she thought of a recently fashionable notion in environmentalist circles: that pristine nature was an illusion, and our beloved wilderness an outdated construct that didn’t actually exist. She’d just ... [Published Aeon Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

On Becoming an Ecomodernist

A Positive Vision of Our Environmental FutureThe emergence of ecomodernism in the past half decade has been marked by a growing number of environmentalists who reject Romantic ideas about nature as unscientific and reactionary, and embrace advanced technologies, ... [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Is ‘Everything Cool’ in 2014?

In reference to the Everything’s Cool documentary on LinkTV, this film definitely showed the smoking mirrors that agencies often use to avoid correcting the problem for obvious reason... solving the problem does not make money. Directed by Daniel B. Gold ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

What scales faster — nuclear or renewables?

Michael Shellenberger,  President of the Breakthrough Institute , posted this graphic on Twitter. I think this is a very effective way to demonstrate that nuclear has scaled 5-7 times faster than renewables. Moreover, that rapid scaling was accomplished ... [Published SeekerBlog - Jun 12 2014]
First reported May 27 2014 - Updated May 27 2014 - 1 reports

"The Solar Industry Doesn't Need the Sierra Club."

The quote of the day that's getting passed around this morning at NEI comes from Suzzanne Shelton of the Shelton Group. She was in attendance last week at Fortune's Brainstorm Green 2014 , and shared her top five takeaways from the conference on her ... [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - May 27 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Global Warming Scare Tactics By TED NORDHAUS and MICHAEL SHELLENBERGER

Global Warming Scare TacticsBy TED NORDHAUS and MICHAEL SHELLENBERGER http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/09/opinion/global-warming-scare-tactics.html?smid=tw-nytopinion&_r=0 ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

The Brutally Dishonest Attacks On Showtime’s Landmark Series On Climate Change

Percent of Americans Who Believe the Effects of Global Warming Have Already Begun to Happen, by Political Ideology, from McCright and Dunlap The good news is the video of episode one of Showtime’s climate series, “Years Of Living Dangerously,” ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 09 2014]

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"there will be peak oil, but it will be [because of] peak consumption" Michael Shellenberger, president of the Breakthrough Institute, told WSJ. And that may also help us to never reach "peak oil...

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WSJ: 'Peak Oil' Doomsday Predictions Proven Fal... [Published Breitbart Feed - 11 hours ago]
[tt] WSJ: Unleashing Innovation: Energy (A Spec... [Published TranshumanTech - 12 hours ago]
Why Peak-Oil Predictions Haven’t Come True [Published Peak Oil - Sep 29 2014]
Forbes: Climate Marchers' Conundrum: Whether To... [Published Natural Gas Europe - Sep 28 2014]
Climate Marchers Conundrum: Whether To Embrace ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 26 2014]
Esalen Tackles Political Polarization and Gridlock [Published RCL Advisors - Sep 24 2014]
Giving up on wilderness means a barren future f... [Published Aeon Magazine - Sep 18 2014]
On Becoming an Ecomodernist [Published The Energy Collective - Sep 11 2014]
Is ‘Everything Cool’ in 2014? [Published Examiner.com - Sep 03 2014]
[tt] PLOS Bio: Does the Shoe Fit? Real versus I... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 29 2014]
What scales faster — nuclear or renewables? [Published SeekerBlog - Jun 12 2014]
"The Solar Industry Doesn't Need the Sierra Club." [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - May 27 2014]
Climate Change Messaging: Avoid the Truth [Published OpEdNews - May 02 2014]
Reinventing Libertarianism [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 23 2014]
Commented On: Environmental Justice For All [Published Utne Reader Online - Apr 22 2014]
Years of Living Impatiently with Showtime Series [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Apr 18 2014]
CFR Daily Brief: Worst Climate Change Scenarios... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 14 2014]
Global Warming Scare Tactics By TED NORDHAUS an... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 14 2014]
The 'Years of Living Dangerously' Team Needs to... [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Apr 14 2014]
The Docu-Series Years of Living Dangerously Tri... [Published TIME.com - Apr 12 2014]
The brutally dishonest attacks on Showtime’s la... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 10 2014]
The Brutally Dishonest Attacks On Showtime’s La... [Published Think Progress - Apr 09 2014]
The Declining Utility of Scaremongering [Published Power Line - Apr 09 2014]
Guest Post: Michael Shellenberger Global Warmin... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 09 2014]
Wonkbook: What you need to know about the gende... [Published Ezra Klein - Apr 09 2014]
Guest Post from Michael Shellenberger Ivanpah’s... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 14 2014]
“Nuclear Generation is here and now.” [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Mar 11 2014]
Going Green? Then Go Nuclear [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 11 2014]
[tt] Room for Debate: Is Keystone Worth the Fig... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 14 2014]
Environmental Justice For All [Published Utne Reader Online - Feb 03 2014]
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WSJ: 'Peak Oil' Doomsday Predictions Proven Fal... [Published Breitbart Feed - 11 hours ago]
For years, geologists, oil men, and environmentalists have warned that the amount of oil humanity can pull out of the ground can only decrease from what we are getting now—a concept called "peak oil." But despite warnings that "peak oil" is right ...
[tt] WSJ: Unleashing Innovation: Energy (A Spec... [Published TranshumanTech - 12 hours ago]
Unleashing Innovation: Energy (A Special Report) (several parts)WSJ 2014.8.29Follow The ExpertsThis Journal Report doesn't stop here. As part of an expanded Web presencefor the Journal Reports, The Experts -- an exclusive group of industry andthought ...
[tt] PLOS Bio: Does the Shoe Fit? Real versus I... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 29 2014]
[This paper has drawn a lot of ire from people who somehow read itas suggesting that there is no problem with global sustainabilitywhen in fact it says no such thing. I hope your reading comprehensionis better. --naddy] PLOS Biology Perspective The ...
What scales faster — nuclear or renewables? [Published SeekerBlog - Jun 12 2014]
Michael Shellenberger,  President of the Breakthrough Institute , posted this graphic on Twitter. I think this is a very effective way to demonstrate that nuclear has scaled 5-7 times faster than renewables. Moreover, that rapid scaling was accomplished ...
"The Solar Industry Doesn't Need the Sierra Club." [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - May 27 2014]
The quote of the day that's getting passed around this morning at NEI comes from Suzzanne Shelton of the Shelton Group. She was in attendance last week at Fortune's Brainstorm Green 2014 , and shared her top five takeaways from the conference on her ...
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