Deepwater Horizon, Fukushima: A Boost For Green Energy?

After every disaster humanity adapts.  The earthquake that destroyed Kobe, Japan in 1995 meant massive amounts was invested in safe proofing Japan’s infrastructure for future quakes.  The recent death & destruction in Japan was not caused by the earthquake but rather the Tsunami that breached many of the Tsunami defenses.  Japan will probably rebuild the [...]

Peak Travel: Really a Good Thing?

Peak Travel is here.  This term has arisen because several developed countries according to a new study have reached saturation point when it comes to private car use.  The study shows that car use in the last couple of years has not been increasing with higher GDP. The citizens no longer can take the queues, [...]

Scaring People Is Not the Answer to Combatting Climate Change

The world is going to burn and man is going to have to get used to a world that cannot support it. Millions will be forced to fight for their base existence. Such sentences according to a new study  by the University of California, Berkley rather than resulting in people to act on climate change [...]

Renewable Energy: The Possibilities Are Endless

Renewable Energy’s growth can be dramatic, just look at Portugal, Germany, Spain or California in recent years. Renewable Energy is booming and the technological advances are hitting the headlines like celebrity scandals.  Are we actually on the brink of safe, endless, clean energy for everybody and what does it mean in the fight against Climate [...]

The Pros & Cons of Carbon Allowances

Let’s bash out the positive and negative aspects of carbon allowances. Could they solve the problem of man’s ever increasing CO2 emissions or are they just an excuse for new taxes? Personal carbon allowances for you, me and everybody are crucial to our safe landing from runaway climate change, but could this just be utopian [...]

How Do Personal Carbon Allowances Work?

Money makes the world go round but a new currency is emerging: Carbon.  Almost every activity releases carbon dioxide: every product, human and country has a carbon footprint.  We need to reduce our global footprint and the easiest way is through making carbon expensive or rather making products reflect their true cost. Products need to [...]