Aleksandr Lukashenka of Belarus offers to help Europe reduce its carbon emissions, and everybody is mad at him for some reason. Also a digression on the horridness of Veblen goods.
- 2021–11–16 “The Windscale Inquiry’s Contribution to Public Understanding”, concluded ; “Nuclear Power in the Swiss Democracy” ; and “Nuclear Power, Public Opinion and Political Evolution in Sweden”
- 2021–11–19 From the Proceedings of the Fourth Geneva Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, 1971 (the “Atoms for Development” conference), “Global Effects of Increased Use of Energy” by Alvin Weinberg & RP Hammond, and the first part of “L’énergie nucléaire et l’avenir” by S Andrzejewski. Every decade since the 1950s, Poland has announced a nuclear power progamme, but still has none.