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This section covers historical highlights of people in general. It exams what can be done to make the future better than the past, including how plentiful, reliable energy can help. Contributions are from people in all walks of life.

23.Jul.2015 Written by

Calvin Beisner, Cornwall Energy Alliance: This article clearly explains the importance of fossil fuels for people around the world, especially for those outside the First World without sufficient, reliable electrical energy and for those in the First World who can't afford to pay winter utility bills, because of politically mandated, very costly, unreliable wind and solar generated electricity.

17.Jul.2015 Written by

The Cornwall Alliance, led by E. Calvin Beisner, focuses on genuine energy needs to improve standards of living for humanity and protect the environment. Many so-called environmental organizations claim to be working for humanity and the environment, but actually are pursuing special agendas that can hurt mankind and the environment.

14.Jul.2015 Written by

Euan Mearns: "It has become popular to demonise fossil fuels (FF). Pop stars, press, politicians and now Pontiffs speak with a single voice: We know that technology based on the use of highly polluting fossil fuels – especially coal, but also oil and, to a lesser degree, gas needs to be progressively replaced without delay."

11.Jul.2015 Written by

Joel Kotkin discusses Pope Francis's embrace of the direst ideas about the claims of man-made climate change could usher in a new feudalism that stalls progress and penalizes the world’s poor in the name of supposed environmental safety.

06.Jul.2015 Written by

Link: http://euanmearns.com/about-euan-mearns/ Euan Mearns was born in India in October 1957 during the waning years of British colonialism. He returned to Scotland, earned a PhD in geology and owned a isotope geochemistry analysis and consulting business for the oil and gas industry. His real passion is to try to understand the various components of how The Earth energy system works and to educate politicians and the public on Energy Matters. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at The University of Aberdeen.

06.Jul.2015 Written by

Link: http://euanmearns.com/about-euan-mearns/ Euan Mearns was born in India in October 1957 during the waning years of British colonialism. He returned to Scotland, earned a PhD in geology and owned a isotope geochemistry analysis and consulting business for the oil and gas industry. His real passion is to try to understand the various components of how The Earth energy system works and to educate politicians and the public on Energy Matters. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at The University of Aberdeen.

18.Apr.2015 Written by

Ted Nordhaus & Michael Shellenberger - Nuclear energy today is broadly recognized by scientists, scholars, and analysts as an environmentally positive technology with risks, such as they are, overwhelmingly outweighed by its environmental benefits. Such is the consensus on this question that mainstream environmental leaders no longer attempt to contest it.

17.Apr.2015 Written by

Stewart Brand, 2005 -Over the next ten years, I predict, the mainstream of the environmental movement will reverse its opinion and activism in four major areas: population growth, urbanization, genetically engineered organisms, and nuclear power. Reversals of this sort have occurred before.

15.Apr.2015 Written by

Stewart Brand, the man who helped usher in the environmental movement in the 1960s and '70s has been rethinking his positions on cities, nuclear power, genetic modification and geo-engineering. See this video recorded talk at the U.S. State Department in 2009 for amazing information about people in urban environments around the world.

14.Mar.2015 Written by

Bjorn Lomborg - What do global problems cost us? Review: A new way to compare global problems. "This book is a bracing tonic. An excellent survey for students, teachers, and the general public with a wealth of thought-provoking material. If you want to know how the world is doing, and get hard, comparable numbers to back it up, this is where to go."

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