Monthly Archives: July 2018

Pumped hydro: schemes, rhetoric and confusion

There’s plenty of talk around pumped hydro, but so far it’s only adding to the confusion. Politics and commerce are all about negotiation, but man-made climate change is essentially non-negotiable. When they come together, a mess is all but inevitable. Science … Continue reading

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President Trump and American greatness

America is a great country, but that has nothing to do with President Trump Donald Trump’s signature commitment to Make America Great Again continues to resonate, here as well as in the US. Which raises this question: if America is … Continue reading

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