Paul Martin: “Hydrogen – The Decarbonization Problem”
On this episode, chemical engineer Paul Martin joins The Great Simplification to talk about all things hydrogen. There are many ‘Fuels of the Future’ about which the media likes to create hopeful and seamless narratives, one of the currently popular of these being hydrogen.
March 31, 2023
Climate Action Epistemology Part 2: Mitigation Modeling In The IPCC Mitigation Report
When the IPCC mitigation report comments on the possibilities and likely effects of different emissions reduction strategies, it usually relies on quantitative integrated assessment models (IAMs) to do so.
March 30, 2023
A Year of War: An Energy Justice Take on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
Putin’s war has exposed the fact that nations that lack access to affordable energy and those that are most dependent on fossil fuels are vulnerable.
March 30, 2023
America’s Fossil Fuel Economy is Heading for Collapse – It Signals the End of the Oil Age
US oil production is about to peak, but the world is unprepared for the tremendous economic and political consequences. The only path through is energy and economic transformation.
March 29, 2023
Post Carbon Institute: Looking Back, Looking Forward
This year Post Carbon Institute turns 20, so it’s a good time to take stock. What have we done, what’s left to do?
March 28, 2023
For Epstein to be right, everyone else has to be wrong
In the long run, it doesn’t really matter whether Epstein is right or wrong because the earth will have the final vote.
The train that Epstein is trying to stop left the station a long time ago.
March 24, 2023
Why We Can’t Just Do It: The Truth about Our Failure to Curb Carbon Emissions
We’re at a crisis point. A sacrifice is needed. Only a sacred cow will do. Economic growth is our society’s most sacred of cows. And guess what? The cow is sick anyway.
March 23, 2023
A series of blog posts on deliberative democracy: what it is, why it’s powerful, why the time is right for it, how it works, and how to get it going in your community.