Monthly Archives: March 2011

‘Climate Weak’ or ‘every little helps’?

Yesterday morning I attended the launch of Climate Week at Lancaster House. Its nearly fifteen years since I stood in the same Regency ballroom with a few hundred environmental policy and NGO people listening to John Prescott vow that new … Continue reading

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How do you feel about nuclear power?

Slovic review Gambles are ‘the fruit fly of the risk researcher’ suggests Paul Slovic in the intro to his rich and useful The Feeling of Risk (2010). Although Slovic and co spend much of their time looking at small scale … Continue reading

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Power down the nuclear safety argument please?

I’ve found myself annoyed by the nuclear ambulance chasing of some European greens as well as the UK media’s obsessive focus on the nuclear plant at Fukushima at a time when whole towns have been swept away nearby. So, perhaps … Continue reading

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