Blogs

14. 08. 2008
OK, so the global economy is in freefall, the days of cheap oil are gone, for good, the latest data about climate change is fast exceeding our worst fears, and severe food shortages loom for hundreds of millions of people. But there are still lots of people out there who think...
08. 08. 2008
So, here are the offending words: "I have now reached the point at which I no longer care whether or not the answer is nuclear. Let it happen – as long as its total emissions are taken into account, we know exactly how and where the waste is to be buried, how much this will...
Energy
07. 08. 2008
So here's another sustainability bottom line: the prospect of 120 billion animals for human consumption is no more sustainable than the prospect of 9 billion human beings. The two numbers are connected of course: more humans, more meat consumption. More better-off humans, much...
Sustainable Food
28. 07. 2008
There must be millions of people sitting around in the beautiful weekend sunshine pondering one simple question: just how bad is this “downturn” going to get? Will it turn into a “technical recession” (two quarters of continuous negative growth) from which we recover relatively...
Aviation
23. 07. 2008
Great to see Al Gore out there last week refreshing his ‘Inconvenient Truth’ by challenging both Republicans and Democrats to raise their sights in the run-up to the November election. And his “100% renewables” should certainly achieve that particular goal! Big emphasis in his...