Monthly Archives: July 2012

Climate Change as a Bridge Maker

For many years, I made my living by teaching Physics and focusing my research activities on alternative (to fossil fuels) energy sources. My primary focus was on solar energy, occasionally straying into nuclear waste disposal, energy storage and related topics. … Continue reading

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Dislike of Science – Who Is To Blame and What Is Being Done About It?

As was mentioned in previous blogs (see for example the June 18 blog), one of the main challenges to democratization of the climate change issue is the public dislike of science. As a result, public ignorance of the driving forces … Continue reading

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Fourth International Conference on Climate Change July 12 &13

I have just returned from a climate change conference in Seattle, Washington where I have presented some of our group’s work. I would like to share with you a list of the main themes of the conference to illustrate the … Continue reading

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We Need to Do Some Serious Work if We Want to Democratize Climate Change Decisions.

A survey that was published in a recent OECD report has found that only 5% of American students expect to pursue a career in the sciences by age 30. We are in good company – countries such as Brazil, UK, … Continue reading

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Climate Change and the Tragedy of the Commons.

Garrett Hardin was a professor of Biology in Santa Barbara, California. In June 1968 he delivered a presidential address before the Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The lecture was on the future of … Continue reading

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