Pro-nuclear lobby groups applaud Abbott’s decision to give $4m to climate contrarian Bjorn Lomborg, while claiming renewables cannot meet society’s needs.
It may be possible for China to shake most of its reliance on fossil fuels by 2050, with renewables providing 80% of electricity needs.
Even with an early start, nuclear power is surpassed by wind power in China and India, and will soon be overtaken in Brazil, South Africa.
Clean energy is growing again in the U.S. as investments in renewables increased in 2014 after a two-year decline.
When will the UK get a new generation of nuclear power plants? Doubts surfaced again today with the Times reporting a “secret government review”.
The odds that any climate agreement among the biggest greenhouse emitters will succeed became a little greater as China & U.S. commit to slash carbon pollution.