Jul 15, 2019
Ashrith Doman explains to Metta what a fuel cell is and who might choose to use one for what purposes—as well as the pros and cons of electric vehicles, the cost of installing hydrogen service stations, and the reason why it may not be a good idea to convert carbon dioxide into alcohol.
Jul 9, 2019
Adele Buckley and Sandra Odendahl are both engineers who are interested in the technology and business end of capturing carbon from smokestacks. (Think "clean coal.") They say it's ready to use and greatly needed now, since thousands of coal-powered plants are still be constructed and will be around for several...
Jul 1, 2019
David Last is a Canadian who served in Cyprus and the former Yugoslavia as a UN peacekeeper, then trained peacekeepers from several countries. He argues that a key to reducing violence in the world is to educate military professionals to address the political problems that lead to violence. As a professor he's doing...
Jun 25, 2019
Could a hacker break into the nuclear weapons control of the US or Russia and launch a nuclear war? The answer is: Maybe. Andrew Futter, a professor in Britain addressed that question in his book, Hacking the Bomb, and discusses it with Hans-Christian Breede, a professor at Canada's Royal Military College, and...
Jun 17, 2019
Erika Simpson and Metta discuss their common concerns as academic Canadian peace researchers — the recent meeting of the Canadian Peace Research Association, the recent prepcom for the NPT review conference (which fails, portending another failure next year) and Erika's research at NATO.