Monthly Archives: February 2011

Discuss “Past the Point of No Return” with the author

Have a look at this article from George Mobus He agreed to discuss the article with us. Please post you questions/comments and I will forward them to him.   http://questioneverything.typepad.com/about.html http://questioneverything.typepad.com/question_everything/2011/02/past-the-point-of-no-return.html George Mobus 2/13/11 For the Global Population Speak Out … Continue reading

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enjoy your food while you can!

GM crops continue spread, passing ‘billion hectares’ this is what the BBC news tells us tonight http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12541465 “And biotech crops registered double-digit growth over 2009, bringing the total global plantings to 148 million hectares. Biotech crops are here to stay.” … Continue reading

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Interested in Libya uprise?

Another dictator on the way to his destiny it seems. Interesting enough Libya has important oil extraction and 4/5 of it go to Europe, mainly France. According to BP review 1.39 million barrel/day are “shipped” to France every day, a … Continue reading

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What is renewable?

What is renewable or sustainable in  a system founded on mining  ? An interesting reflection here at http://sunweber.blogspot.com/2011/01/energy-in-real-world.html

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How large is the real footprint and the overshoot?

A Concerned Working group (first meeting Monday 21.2.2011) “from unsustainable living in a growth based society towards and evolution to sustainability”  Population and IPAT overshoot around the world here is some material (footprint network) http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN/page/calculators/ Depending slightly on the country … Continue reading

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The Whale Warrior, this time he won for all of us and our children!

Great news from yesterday 16.2.2011! “Japan halts whale hunt after chase by protesters” The rest of the world watches silently, but some people act and sometimes rarely they even succeed! This is one example.  Read the BBC article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12477398 Commercial … Continue reading

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a small reactor for CERN?

would this be an option for CERN? May be we should ask our management about a reply? Crazy idea? (add your views before we ask our management smile)   Administration to Push for Small ‘Modular’ Reactors WASHINGTON — The Obama … Continue reading

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