Interesting article in Popular Science here …(I’ve extracted just a few key snippets) … As nations around the world rush to reconsider their nuclear plans, nuclear experts look toward a future of smaller, safer reactors designed to greatly reduce the likelihood of a Fukushima-sized catastrophe … the next generation of nuclear reactors are designed to … Read moreNext-generation reactors power a safe nuclear future
As no doubt you are aware, there have been various predictions regarding climate change. What is now being observed is that those predictions are wrong … because what we are actually seeing is a far faster rate of change. David Biello wrote about this in Scientific American yesterday … Climate change is happening faster than … Read moreClimate change is happening faster than scientists’ predicted.
The Guardian has, what it is calling “The Ultimate Climate Change FAQ”, and today somebody has just updated the answer to one of the questions … its really quite interesting … well OK, all answers are, it just so happens that today’s caught my eye. The question is “What are Climate Change Feedback loops?” … … Read moreClimate Change Feedback loops