Today: 21.Apr.2021

Niraj Chokshi writes for the Washington Post. - Pope Francis: The world is near ‘suicide’ on climate change; ‘it’s now or never’

The Pope is far from alone. Speaking at the summit, President Obama quoted Martin Luther King Jr. in warning that “there is such a thing as being too late.”

Published in Vatican City

Ed Berry, Physicist - Four hundred years ago, from 1610 to 1633, the Roman Catholic Church thought it knew more about the solar system than Galileo Galilei. So it subjected Galileo to an Inquisition.

Now, in 2015, Pope Francis thinks he knows more about climate science than thousands of educated climate scientists. So the Pope wants a new Inquisition for those who tell you the truth about climate change.

Richard McDonald, is a member of the Board of Directors for EFN-USA and a retired research physicist from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The position and goal of EFN-USA is to show how nuclear power can directly or indirectly address environmental problems while providing energy to maintain developed countries and energy to advance developing countries. Depletion of conventional oil, lack of sufficient potable water, and famine drive conflicts among nations, and war can be the greatest environmental threat of them all.

Published in People - 5 - World

Richard McDonald, is a retired research physicist from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Sustainable access to food, water, and energy is critical to the survival of the 7+ billion persons on Earth, and efficient utilization of present resources and technologies is key to achieving this goal. Symbiotic efficiencies can be had by combining energy generation with other processes to recover heat normally wasted in energy generation.

Published in People - 7 - Americas