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ONE January-March 2017

ONE 1-2017

In questo numero sono presenti i seguenti articoli:

Are you a big foot? (Lenore M. Hitchler, ONE Team)

You do not have to be a mythological creature to produce a huge carbon footprint. Carbon footprints are determined by how much of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) is emitted by a specific activity or the use of a…

Back in the coal old days (Jez Abbott)

Here’s what’s on Donald Trump’s climate change “hit list”, according to the respected current affairs magazine Newsweek. He will “gut” the Paris climate deal, “scrap” the clean-power plan and throw his formidable and now mighty weight behind the coal industry,…

Wieliczka (ONE Team)

810 steps underground. That’s what it takes to reach the bottom of the wonderful Wieliczka Salt Mine, which was closed after over 900 years of operation in 1996. Since then it has become one of Poland’s greatest sources of pride.…

Nuclear Power is not “Green Energy”: it is a fount of atomic waste (Arnie Gundersen, Truthout)

Starting in 1971, I became a card-carrying member of the “nuclear priesthood.” I began as a licensed nuclear reactor operator and progressed through the industry to become a senior vice president. I believed, with religious fervor, that by helping to…

To Effectively Combat Climate Change, Involve Women (Esther Ngumbi, Ipsnews.net)

London’s Waterloo Bridge over the River Thames is famously known as the “Ladies Bridge,” for it was built largely by women during the height of World War II. On another continent, women fighting a different war have built an equally…

Looking for alternatives: CO2 mineralization (Alice Masili, ONE team)

The reduction of carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere is one of the great goals of our century. The constraints on emissions set by the Kyoto Protocol have prompted the technical and scientific world to search for new and more…

Talking CO2: how carbon capture and storage has refined its pitch (Toby Lockwood)

In most countries today, a minority of people have ever heard of carbon capture and storage, and still fewer have much knowledge of how this seemingly outlandish idea of stashing our CO2 emissions underground might actually work. Yet from 2008…

Robots leaving the cage (Eusebio Loria, ONE Team)

Robots. Not a Blade Runner or super-evolved apes– they weren’t movies, they were documentaries from the future. Humanity could face the apocalyptic scenario where robots real turn on humans. “Robots are leaving the cage now in industrial production,” told a…