Monthly Archives: July 2010

Some thoughts about human evolution

An interesting short article appeared two days ago on the energy bulletin: Adaptation and the long view by Kurt Cobb “.. Then, there is the human view. We are a species with a short history–perhaps at most 500,000 years. Our … Continue reading

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ITER or real science that seems to be the question now.

ITER, a plasma physics project sold as a way to “free nuclear fusion energy” is, even before starting, known to be far more expensive than originally estimated. ¬†Of course the project would have never been accepted by the “big and … Continue reading

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How many people per km2?

Todays oil drum article from Gary Peters, a retired geography professor with a long time interest in population issues. is a kind of must read in my view and should open a discussion not only on the oildrum! (but especially … Continue reading

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