There is tremendous growth in wind and solar installations, with good reason—free market economics.
Trump’s First Year Slightly less than a year ago, I used this blog to provide an open letter to Donald Trump regarding the environment (http://blogs.nicholas.duke.edu/citizenscientist/some-thoughts-for-the-new-president/). My points were simple: Use science to base environmental decisions;Continue reading
The impacts of climate change are likely to cause a 1.2% decline in GDP across the U.S. per one degree rise in temperature (C)
Most people don’t think climate change will matter to them.
Some…..claim that…,,the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increases the cost of electricity and kills economic growth.
Are lithium resources in short supply?
Sustainability will not be achieved with rising human population and increasing resource use.
Copper has been extracted from less and less attractive ores since Biblical times, yet we have not run out.
When German U-boats sank oil tankers along the North Carolina coast in World War II, oil persisted on the beaches for decades.
Some types of food can be grown more efficiently overseas and shipped to the point of use, with less overall energy use.