Author Archives: Eclipse Now

Thorcon: shipyards that can build 20GW of nukes per year, CHEAP!

Lately I’ve been enjoying the EcoModernist Podcast interviews with the founders of ThorCon and Elysium. I’m a fan of Ed Pheil from Elysium industries, as he answered my many questions about his reactor in layman’s terms even I could understand. … Continue reading

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Is a No-Deal Brexit just an excuse for Nigel Farage to turn the UK into a tax-haven and bring in hard-right policies on NHS?

Stephen Fry seems to think so.

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Facebook committed advertising crimes during Brexit and threatens future of democracy itself

Hi all,I found this TED talk by a British investigative journalist both fascinating and appalling. Where is it all heading?

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Great — ocean acidification has it’s own feedback loop that can cascade out of control.

Long story short — as CO2 adds to ocean acidity, it eats at various carbon deposits already in the oceans and makes the ocean more acidic. If we push it too far, various tiny shelled critters cannot make a strong … Continue reading

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Short Aussie summary about seaweed

Nice Aussie hipster video summarising how seaweed can prevent some climate change. 2:32 minutes. (What they don’t show you is some seaweed farms specialising in bringing it back to biochar, and others would be grown just for carbon farming in … Continue reading

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Australian climate scientists start to prepare for the worst

It’s 2 years old, but I found it quite moving. Climate scientists describe the personal burden of crunching the number themselves, knowing the outcomes, and coping with depression and the abuse from sceptics while living with this knowledge. In the … Continue reading

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Adani approved at risk of losing desert oasis.

Wow, what a surprise. The Adani corporation have promised that they really truly wuly studied the water impacts on a local desert oasis wetlands. The Queensland government just rolled over and accepted their findings. I mean, Adani hired someone who … Continue reading

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