Category Archives: Heatwaves

What did I JUST say in the last post about air-con?

I love the comfort of air-conditioning. But I wouldn’t want my life to depend on it. News just in from Canada’s heat-wave: The devastating “heat dome” has caused temperatures to rise to almost 50C in Canada and has been linked to hundreds … Continue reading

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Shellenberger is at it again – and even his old pals are not happy

It’s hard to write against your former heroes. Michael Shellenberger has highlighted so many of the challenges facing a 100% renewable energy grid, and shown so comprehensively that nuclear is a viable alternative, that I feel I owe him a … Continue reading

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Killer heatwaves

This is major. If we go past 2 degrees, 3 BILLION people will face killer heatwaves that last a few days, weeks or even a month or two each year. Farmers, builders and other outside workers will just have to … Continue reading

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