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Jim Hunt

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Re: But the Sun doesn't shine at night...
« Reply #50 on: November 08, 2013, 11:58:44 AM »
He did become Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK's Department of Energy & Climate Change, on the strength of the book if not the video!

More debate on solar on this side of the North Atlantic courtesy of The Economist. 72% think "Solar can save the world":

http://www.economist.com/debate/debates/overview/263
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one - Albert Einstein

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Re: But the Sun doesn't shine at night...
« Reply #51 on: November 10, 2013, 09:34:00 PM »
And here's an article on nuclear's necessity (or not):

http://www.fairfaxclimatewatch.com/blog/2013/11/hot-topic-hansen-says-global-warming-demands-nuclear-energy.html
I think nuclear power will suffer from climate change quite significantly. Sea level rise and flooding will come into play. Also at drought conditions rivers will have much less water, which can cause cooling problems.

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Re: But the Sun doesn't shine at night...
« Reply #52 on: November 10, 2013, 10:17:09 PM »
The world needs to go to Thorium MSRs and make the sun shine again, day or night.