The Power Hungry Podcast

Ted Nordhaus: The Breakthrough Institute

October 06, 2020 Robert Bryce & Ted Nordhaus Season 1 Episode 16
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Ted Nordhaus: The Breakthrough Institute
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The Power Hungry Podcast
Ted Nordhaus: The Breakthrough Institute
Oct 06, 2020 Season 1 Episode 16
Robert Bryce & Ted Nordhaus

Ted Nordhaus is the co-founder of the Oakland-based Breakthrough Institute and an original signer of the Ecomodernist Manifesto. In this episode, Robert talks to Ted about the ecomodernist movement, the future of nuclear energy, why he disagrees with his uncle (Nobel Prize-winner William Nordhaus) about climate policy, why he believes atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide will not drop any time soon, why adaptation to changes in the climate will be essential, and what California will look like in 10 years.

Show Notes

Ted Nordhaus is the co-founder of the Oakland-based Breakthrough Institute and an original signer of the Ecomodernist Manifesto. In this episode, Robert talks to Ted about the ecomodernist movement, the future of nuclear energy, why he disagrees with his uncle (Nobel Prize-winner William Nordhaus) about climate policy, why he believes atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide will not drop any time soon, why adaptation to changes in the climate will be essential, and what California will look like in 10 years.