Michael Shellenberger

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Name: Michael Shellenberger
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Is Energy Efficiency a Good Thing Even with Rebound?

By Inês Azevedo ,  Kenneth Gillingham ,  David Rapson , and  Gernot Wagner .Lighting is critical to our livelihoods. Humans have used lighting technology since long before industrialization. For many centuries, this lighting was extremely inefficient, ... [Published The Energy Collective - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Is Energy Efficiency a Good Thing Even with Rebound?

By:  Inês Azevedo ,  Kenneth Gillingham ,  David Rapson , and  .Lighting is critical to our livelihoods. Humans have used lighting technology since long before industrialization. For many centuries, this lighting was extremely inefficient, with over 95% ... [Published Environmental Defense - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Are Rebound Effects a Problem for Energy Efficiency?

The New York Times got the headline wrong in " The Problem With Energy Efficiency ," an October 8th op ed by Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus, but the authors are right that the rebounds in energy demand triggered by efficiency improvements are ... [Published The Energy Collective - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

LED Lights Tempt Us to Use More , Not Less, Energy

Dreamstime Earlier this week, three researchers - IsamuAkasaki from Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan, Hiroshi Amano fromNagoya University, Japan and Shuji Nakamura from the University ofCalifornia, Santa Barbara - were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics ... [Published REASON Online - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Guest Post by Michael Shellenberger: Why Energy Efficiency Can Increase Energy Consumption in Poor Countries

Over the last several decades there has been  a broad consensus  that energy efficiency is a cheap and easy way to reduce carbon emissions. Make our cars and light bulbs more efficient, the thinking went, and energy use will go down.  The Breakthrough: ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Another Faulty New York Times Op-ed: 5 Reasons Why an Attack on LEDs Is Way Off the Mark

An op-ed in today’s New York Times from Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus tries to throw cold water on this week’s exciting announcement of the Nobel Prize for Physics being awarded for blue LEDs , which made white LEDs possible and increasingly ... [Published Union of Concerned Scientists - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Jevons Paradox and the Nobel Prize: Will LEDs really lead to a drastic reduction in electricity use?

Now these are names we haven't heard for years, Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger of the Breakthrough Institute, media stars five years ago for their book about the death of environmentalism. They are in the New York Times, complaining about the ... [Published Treehugger - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Breakthrough Institute Quarterly Newsletter

                Lessons from the Shale Revolution Conference What can the shale revolution teach us about innovation in the 21st century? In late January, Breakthrough will host a two-day conference, with support from the Pritzker Innovation Fund ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Breakthrough Institute: What Climate Economics Can't Tell Us

Our latest for Scientific American .With an economically optimal carbon price in place, global carbon emissions would actually continue to rise through the rest of this century, increasing about 50 percent from current levels. Atmospheric concentrations ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

‘Peak oil’ will return, just not how the energy worriers imagine

A year ago saw the final post on The Oil Drum , a popular blog — started in 2005 — devoted to discussing the idea that global oil production had peaked. Next up was an age of energy scarcity and economic collapse. Actually what peaked was interest in ... [Published Peak Oil - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 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 - Sep 30 2014]
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]

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Is Energy Efficiency a Good Thing Even with Reb... [Published The Energy Collective - Oct 28 2014]
Is Energy Efficiency a Good Thing Even with Reb... [Published Environmental Defense - Oct 22 2014]
Is energy efficiency a good thing even with reb... [Published Environmental Defense - Oct 22 2014]
Are Rebound Effects a Problem for Energy Effici... [Published The Energy Collective - Oct 15 2014]
LED Lights Tempt Us to Use More , Not Less, Energy [Published REASON Online - Oct 10 2014]
LED Lights Tempt Us to Use More, Not Less, Energy [Published Hit & Run - Oct 10 2014]
Another Faulty New York Times Op-ed: 5 Reasons ... [Published Union of Concerned Scientists - Oct 10 2014]
Jevons Paradox and the Nobel Prize: Will LEDs r... [Published Treehugger - Oct 10 2014]
Breakthrough Institute Quarterly Newsletter [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 09 2014]
Guest Post by Michael Shellenberger: Why Energy... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 09 2014]
Efficiency Really Works! [Published NRDC Worldview - Oct 09 2014]
Efficiency Really Works! [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Oct 09 2014]
Lighting, Electricity, Steel: Energy Efficiency... [Published The Energy Collective - Oct 09 2014]
Wonkbook: The rising global costs of fighting E... [Published Ezra Klein - Oct 09 2014]
The Left vs The Climate [Published BraveNewClimate - Oct 07 2014]
What American Environmentalists Can Learn From ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 04 2014]
Breakthrough Institute: What Climate Economics ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 02 2014]
‘Peak oil’ will return, just not how the energy... [Published Peak Oil - Oct 01 2014]
Peak Oil Is All About Cheap Oil [Published Kevin Drum Feed | Mother Jones - Sep 30 2014]
WSJ: 'Peak Oil' Doomsday Predictions Proven Fal... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 30 2014]
[tt] WSJ: Unleashing Innovation: Energy (A Spec... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 30 2014]
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]
[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]
Commented On: Environmental Justice For All [Published Utne Reader Online - Apr 22 2014]
Under House energy bill, coal won't be going away [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 22 2009]
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LED Lights Tempt Us to Use More, Not Less, Energy [Published Hit & Run - Oct 10 2014]
<p><img alt="Light Bulb Idea" height="188" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14129142777055.jpg" title="A last century visual cliche|||Dreamstime" width="250" style="float: right;"/&gt;Earlier this week, three researchers - IsamuAkasaki ...
Breakthrough Institute Quarterly Newsletter [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 09 2014]
                Lessons from the Shale Revolution Conference What can the shale revolution teach us about innovation in the 21st century? In late January, Breakthrough will host a two-day conference, with support from the Pritzker Innovation Fund ...
Guest Post by Michael Shellenberger: Why Energy... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Oct 09 2014]
Over the last several decades there has been  a broad consensus  that energy efficiency is a cheap and easy way to reduce carbon emissions. Make our cars and light bulbs more efficient, the thinking went, and energy use will go down.  The Breakthrough: ...
Efficiency Really Works! [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Oct 09 2014]
David Goldstein, Energy Program Co-Director, San Francisco The very week of the announcement that the researchers who helped create energy –efficient LED lighting received the Nobel Prize, two nay-sayers on efficiency find a forum in the New York ...
Wonkbook: The rising global costs of fighting E... [Published Ezra Klein - Oct 09 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
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