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Category Archives: Climate change
UK Climate Change Policy – A Critical Analysis (1)
In the first of a series of posts, I focus on objectives and some issues regarding technology. Anyone who takes seriously the task of analysing climate change policy is liable to be daunted by what they find. The literature is … Continue reading
UK Climate Change Policy – An Outline
Anyone who has followed the news in the UK over the last year will have heard plenty about COP26 and Extinction Rebellion, and about extreme heat, forest fires and melting ice in various parts of the world. UK policy on … Continue reading
Getting to Zero Emissions
A short review of Bill Gates’ How to Avoid a Climate Disaster When someone famous for their achievements in one field of human endeavour offers opinions on some unrelated topic, it is wise to treat their views with a degree … Continue reading
Climate Change and a Proposed Coal Mine
A proposed new coal mine in Cumbria, England has prompted vehement arguments for and against. The underlying problems are a flawed policy framework with insufficient international coordination. To its supporters it’s a no-brainer. The mine will produce coking coal, an … Continue reading