Grid-Level Electricity Storage – NOAA’s Critique of the WWS Vision

Contributed by Robert Lyman © 2017 A new paper prepared by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Earth System Laboratory and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) is drawing attention in policy circles in the U.S. The paper critiques the claims of a study by Mark Jacobson et. al. … Continue reading Grid-Level Electricity Storage – NOAA’s Critique of the WWS Vision

Outcome of the Paris Accord: a re-founding act of American democracy?

Interview with Drieu Godefridi, Belgian philosopher, jurist, author of “Le GIEC etMort; Vive le Science” (The IPCC is Dead: Long Live Science) published in English under the title “The IPCC: A Scientific Body?” Godefridi discusses his view that the exit of the Trump Administration from the Paris Agreement is a sensible return to American democracy. … Continue reading Outcome of the Paris Accord: a re-founding act of American democracy?

BRITISH COLUMBIA’S CHALLENGE TO THE RULE OF LAW

Contributed by Robert Lyman © June 1, 2017   If today’s headlines are to be believed, a newly-elected British Columbia provincial government composed of the New Democratic Party and a sliver group of Green Party MLA’s, is about to go to war against Canada. They oppose the construction of the Trans Mountain Expansion project, a proposal … Continue reading BRITISH COLUMBIA’S CHALLENGE TO THE RULE OF LAW