The United States emits more C02 in six seconds than Somalia does in two days. Breathing Earth is simulation that displays the number of deaths, births, and tons of CO2 emitted in every country on the Earth in real time. It is more than worth a quick look.
A collection of articles, essays, and blog post of merit. THE REPUBLIC America, the Land of Limited Opportunity. We Must Open Our Eyes to the Truth. “Fabius Maximus”. Fabius Maximus. 31 March 2010. Fabius Maximus points to a painful truth: increasing inequality of income and declining social mobility is tearing our America apart at the […]
The Business of Climate Change Conference 2009. Jeff Rubin. World Wildlife Fund: Canada. Posted 4 January 2010. “Stop thinking about what the Middle East is producing. Start thinking about what the Middle East is consuming.” The video is worth watching – for the first 20 minutes. Rubin is at his best when discussing short term […]
TOP BILLING: Beijing’s Secret Succession Battle Willy Lam. Wall Street Journal. 24 September 2009. The Hakka People, China’s Leadership Caste “Curzon” ComingAnarchy.com 3 October 2009. Few people possess as much power as the ruling elites of the Chinese Communist Party. For American statesmen and diplomats, few topics have as much importance as the internal divisions […]
The IEA released its Energy Technology Perspectives report this week in Tokyo. By far the most interesting part of the report was its projection for what is required to reach a worldwide 50% emissions reductions by the year 2050: We would need a virtual decarbonisation of the power sector. Given the growing demand for electricity, […]