Alternative energy sources: an eye opener!

If you read my blog posting “Climate Change Law and Politics”, you have probably also read the comment of Keith Cleveland of Ripley, Ontario. He points out that there is a “catch 22” to the use of wind power as an alternative source of energy.  His comments on harnessing wind power, an important technology for …

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Climate Change Law and Politics – One year after Copenhagen

The Cancun Conference The Copenhagen Accord acknowledged the need for a worldwide reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).    To get agreement, the Copenhagen Conference skirted issues on which there was division, such as the “developed” vs. “developing” country dispute.  The latter countries, in which China and India consider they belong, insist that countries in the …

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Apathy? Ignorance? Indifference? Realism? Fatalism?

I encourage everyone to read Sandeep Kembhavi’s comment of October 18th last on a previous ForourGrandchildren Blog “A Layman’s problem in Assessing Climate Change”.  His remarks bring to mind a recent experience when my wife and I were hiking in Switzerland this fall.  We went to Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe, located just …

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