Carbon taxes and emissions trading schemes are intended to shift our preferences towards lower carbon use. But we don’t know exactly, or even approximately, whether our new choices do in fact mean we are reducing our carbon use.
The British government has dealt a body blow to hopes of mitigating global warming by capturing greenhouse gases. But is it fatal? An opinion article for NewScientist on carbon capture and storage in the UK by Stuart Haszeldine the world’s … Continue reading
Opinion article by Mark Lynas about the negative climate consequences of the new anti-nuclear wave, which spread across Europe after the Japanese tsunami of March 2011 that damaged the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The article was written for the Guardian … Continue reading