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Nuclear Waste Part 1: The elephant (shrew) in the room

This is the first in a four part series on nuclear waste which will run on BraveNewClimate.com over the next four days. Geoff Russell, July 2013 (Geoff is a computer programmer, vegan, environmentalist, and more generally, a ‘by-the-numbers’ polymath. For a list of all of his posts on BNC, click here. He also has collections […]

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Worrying about global tipping points distracts from real planetary threats

In a paper published last week in Trends in Ecology and Evolution, I (Barry Brook) and my colleagues argue against the idea of an ecological global-scale “tipping point”. Here, I outline the paper’s core argument, while Professor Corey Bradshaw (not an author on the study) explains what it means for conservation practice. NOTE: For some counter […]

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Dietary Guidelines Committee ignores climate change

Guest Post by Geoff Russell. Geoff is a mathematician and computer programmer and is a member of Animal Liberation SA. His recently published book is CSIRO Perfidy. His previous article on BNC was: Feeding the billions on a hotter planet (Part III). He also wrote a brilliant recent piece for The Punch: Fukushima was no disaster, no matter how you spin it […]

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Feeding 10 billion in 2050’s sauna (Part III)

Guest Post by Geoff Russell. Geoff is a mathematician and computer programmer and is a member of Animal Liberation SA. His recently published book is CSIRO Perfidy. His previous article on BNC was: Feeding the billions on a hotter planet (Part II) —————— Welcome to Part III of my still presumptuously titled series on feeding the world in 2050. I […]

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Future GR Impacts

Feeding 10 billion on a hotter planet (Part II)

Guest Post by Geoff Russell. Geoff is a mathematician and computer programmer and is a member of Animal Liberation SA. His recently published book is CSIRO Perfidy. His previous article on BNC was: Feeding the billions in 2050’s sauna (Part I) —————— Welcome to Part II of my presumptuously titled series on feeding the world in 2050. Before concluding where […]