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Climate Conversations: What comes after “ain’t it awful”

Clyde Burnett, Boulder County.   Question: What are the responses from US government and industry to the Paris agreement? Answer: The Obama Administration has publicized several ...

Can a net zero carbon economy be sustained?

Clyde Burnett, Boulder.  The universal recognition of the dangers of climate change at the Paris meetings last December inspired a slight increase in environmental correspondence on ...

Climate Conversations : METHANE POLLUTION

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.  Ben Franklin’s 1774 letter describing the emission of “flammable air” from the mud in ponds in PA and NJ inspired the identification of methane, ...

Science fundamentals for climate change

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.   It is important to understand the atmospheric science fundamentals in order to follow the greenhouse effect in trapping the extra infrared heat radiation ...

Nuclear Energy-Fusion

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.  Question: What is nuclear fusion and what are its advantages for power generation? Answer:  Nuclear fusion is the reaction of two light nuclei into ...

Climate Conversations : Nuclear Energy-Fission

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.   Nuclear power involves the release of large amounts of energy in strong, short-range nuclear force reactions with mass converted into energy ...

CLIMATE CONVERSATIONS : The laws of nature

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.  Temperature is the measure of the heat energy in the environment. The average global temperature increase towards the arbitrary 2oC limit has been the ...

Climate Conversations : Extreme weather

Clyde Burnett, Peak to Peak.   The IPCC report of 2014 warned of an Earth response to global warming involving climate change with extreme weather. With the increased temperature ...

Paris Conference : Climate Update

Clyde Burnett, Paris.   The Paris conference was inspired by an increasing recognition of the environmental danger caused by the planet’s climate changes, and humanity’s need ...
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