Today: 21.Jan.2018
John Shanahan

John Shanahan

This is a summary of a simple book about ENERGY and where to order it. The book provides facts, without politics or special interest group agendas. It is a necessary book for everyone with an interest in ENERGY: high school students, college students, the general public, political leaders. The author, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Howard Cork Hayden, is very talented in making science and engineering topics simple to understandable.

Many people are sounding the alarm about the use of fossil fuels on the argument that the CO2 they emit will cause catastrophic global warming, even a tipping point near 400 ppm total atmospheric concentration. We are near 400 ppm, 0.04%, now. There has been practically no global warming since 2000, in spite of significant increased use of fossil fuels. Others say that CO2 from fossil fuels is a small part of atmospheric greenhouse gasses and that drastic actions like stopping use of fossil fuels, carbon cap and trade, carbon capture and sequestration would be catastrophic for people who are suffering because of lack of electricity. This article by Yehoshua Socol in Israel and Moshe Yanovskiy in Russia asks the question: "Is global warming argument good for nuclear industry?" It is a very important question for deciding how to promote nuclear power.

Sherwood Idso & Craig Idso - A critique of the 26 April 2007 testimony of James E. Hansen made to the Select Committee of Energy Independence and Global Warming of the United States House of Representatives entitled “Dangerous Human-Made Interference with Climate”

Gerald Marsh - Contrary to the conventional wisdom of the day, the real danger facing humanity is not global warming, but more likely the coming of a new Ice Age.