Last week Ben outlined his journey from opponent to proponent in the context of mistaking the message for the messenger. It’s something we’ve all done at one time, falling into that tribal trap and forgetting to look at what is said rather than who is saying it. This week Dayne Eckermann will look at the message of nuclear and the journey one takes from opponent to proponent.Read More
Nearly a decade after I first made an appeal for something higher in our energy conversation, Australia’s anti-nuclear forces are making an appeal in the opposite direction, seeking to frame what should be a matter of evidence as a culture war.
That’s because it’s just about the only fight they still believe they can win.
We can end that before it begins if we keep putting in the work to separate the message from the messenger.Read More
Post by Bright New World’s resident Senior Advisor, Dr. Oscar Archer, looking at the Australian Energy Market Operator’s Integrated System Plan’s Insights Paper and the role of plans like this in a deep decarbonisation pathway.Read More
It’s election season again in Australia. A battle of ‘fair dinkum’ and common sense ideas that unfortunately are not common or dinkum.Read More
So we only have ‘12 years to deal with climate change’? Thank God conservationists are not listening. A response to the deadline fallacy.Read More
A digest of articles addressing frequently raised issues in relation to nuclear technologies.Read More
How should we consider the state of the world at the end of 2018?Read More
How Australia came to prohibit Nuclear PowerRead More
We desperately need to rein in the primacy of radiological protection. We must reinstate the right to informed choices, lest we ‘protect’ more people to premature death or social dislocation. The people of Fukushima should have been given the support to safely implement informed choices to return home much, much sooner.Read More
Back in July, the Australian Energy Market Operator released the results of some rather intensive modelling for the National Electricity Market: the ISP. With the benefit of a little time to consider what it does and doesn't cover, an examination of some of the key components is in order.Read More
Nuclear has declined while renewables have grown, coal has gone nowhere and emissions have gone up. This might be about to finally change.Read More
Opening remarks to the global premier of Wild Edens: Russia. Image by Julie Larson-Maher, Wildlife Conservation Society.Read More
Three years after my first visit, I return to Fukushima Prefecture and the Daiichi nuclear power station, and I find more change that I expected.Read More
Read Bright New World's submission to the Senate enquiry to the site selection process for Australia's low and intermediate level radioactive waste facility.Read More