Ep. 53 - Mathijs Beckers, Climate Zero Hour


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By Bret Kugelmass and Energy Impact Center. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode, we discuss...

  • Mathijs' inspiration and personal evolution in the nuclear field.

  • A deep dive into the world-wide energy dilemma.

  • The economics of natural resources and renewables.

  • The flawed assumptions surrounding stability of natural resources and renewables.

  • The disparity between OECD and non-OECD consumption and its potential future implications.

  • Consumerism's significant role in the energy equation.

  • Paradigm shifts Mathjis believes OECD countries must undergo in order to reduce their energy consumption.

  • Ways in which nuclear energy can play a vital role in preventing climate change.

  • Saving the world from energy poverty.

  • Our dwindling carbon allowance and how it dictates the solutions available to us.

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