Michael Shellenberger

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Name: Michael Shellenberger
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fashionable notion in environmentalist circles: that pristine nature was an illusion, and our beloved wilderness an outdated construct that didn’t actually exist.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 Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] PLOS Bio: Does the Shoe Fit? Real versus Imagined Ecological Footprints

[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 ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 29 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 May 02 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 1 reports

Climate Change Messaging: Avoid the Truth

Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger present themselves as contrarian environmentalists. They're "so serious" about fighting climate change that they embrace nuclear power and fracking for natural gas. Perhaps even worse, they advise pulling punches ... [Published OpEdNews - May 02 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Reinventing Libertarianism

Reinventing Libertarianism Jim Manzi and the New Conservative Case for Innovation Michael Shellenberger Ted Nordhaus http://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/voices/michael-shellenberger-and-ted-nordhaus/reinventing-libertarianism ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Years of Living Impatiently with Showtime Series

Nuclear energy plays a minor role in a minor online kerfluffle. In the New York Times, Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger of The Breakthrough Institute (an environmental think tank with an interest in nuclear energy) complain that Showtime’s ... [Published NEI Nuclear Notes - Apr 18 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 12 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Docu-Series Years of Living Dangerously Tries to Close the Climate Gap

MoreClimate Change Is a Game of Risk Warming World Threatens Us All, Warns U.N. Report The Latest on Climate Change’s Impacts and Other Fascinating News on the Web There’s a fascinating moment during the first episode of Showtime’s new climate change ... [Published TIME.com - Apr 12 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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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]
When Renewables Destroy Nature [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 03 2014]
When Renewables Destroy Nature By Michael Shell... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Mar 01 2014]
Nuclear as Usual: Why Fukushima Will Change Les... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Feb 26 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]
How the Left Came to Reject Cheap Energy for th... [Published SeekerBlog - Jan 28 2014]
Under House energy bill, coal won't be going away [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 22 2009]
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[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 ...
Climate Change Messaging: Avoid the Truth [Published OpEdNews - May 02 2014]
Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger present themselves as contrarian environmentalists. They're "so serious" about fighting climate change that they embrace nuclear power and fracking for natural gas. Perhaps even worse, they advise pulling punches ...
Reinventing Libertarianism [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Apr 23 2014]
Reinventing Libertarianism Jim Manzi and the New Conservative Case for Innovation Michael Shellenberger Ted Nordhaus http://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/voices/michael-shellenberger-and-ted-nordhaus/reinventing-libertarianism ...
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