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Science is Science, but Indifference Trumps All

June 13, 2014 by Lou Grinzo

Can you think of anything more revelatory, more condemning of a broad population, than their consistently putting their own short-term gratification ahead of the well being of the world’s children, including their own? Perhaps we need a term for such willful indifference.[read more]

Making a Low Carbon Future Better as Well as Cheaper

March 5, 2014 by Adam Whitmore

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Much analysis of pathways for decarbonising economies takes as its starting point Marginal Abatement Costs (MACs), looking at the cost per tonne of reducing emissions. This is a useful perspective, for example highlighting the cost effectiveness of improved insulation in buildings.[read more]