Monthly Archives: June 2011

Facing the Future

The new paper on climate change produced by James Hansen, et al., ought to be headline news. Some hope! It looks at the current situation , compares it with the paleoclimate record, and offers what seems to be a last … Continue reading

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Aircraft Emissions and the Climate

I’ve been trying to find out something about aircraft emissions in the light of the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK)’s consultation paper on the proposed third runway. According to Wikipedia, in 1992 CO2 emissions from aviation were estimated at 2% of … Continue reading

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HK’s Third Runway

The Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has just released a consultation paper on its proposals for a third runway at the airport:   http://www.hkairport2030.com/en/index.html The business world is drooling over the prospect of reclaiming more of those useless waters around HK, … Continue reading

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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Although I don’t buy newspapers and I no longer have a tv, it seems to me, from skimming through websites and trawling through the wonderful posts at http://www.energybulletin.net , that Peak Oil is now fairly regularly being mentioned, along with … Continue reading

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