IEA says World Crude Oil Production Peaked in 2006
MAY 21, 2011
According to the IEA the crude oil production in the world has already peaked in 2006. Australia's Broadcasting Corporation's Catalyst program had a peek at Peak Oil and made some fairly stark discoveries. Existing fields are declining sharply. Worse, we need to find the equivalent of four new Saudi Arabias !
Another successful conference presentation (i.e., I didn't poop my pants) #IIFET2016
JULY 13, 2016
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Who Killed the Electric Car (2006)
The Green Changemakers
JUNE 4, 2009
And destroyed the US auto industry in the process? See the Film for Free Here! link] Link: [link] "In 1996, electric cars began to appear on roads all over California. They were quiet and fast, produced no exhaust and ran without gasoline.Ten years later, these cars were destroyed." imdb.com Part 1: Part 2: Tags: Technology Documentary Energy
Review of 2006
DECEMBER 31, 2006
The year ended with the market research group Mintel publishing a report saying: "2006 has proved to be a tipping point for the eco-warrior, as environmental issues and greener lifestyles have gone mainstream," So what has triggered this sea change? We also got a tangible symbol of climate change this year - the Polar Bear.
Why we should Practice Effectiveness First, Efficiency Second.
JANUARY 28, 2016
On April 6th, 2006 my father passed away from cancer. Although I had been emotionally prepping for this doomsday, I still. Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) advice core vision effectiveness efficiency goals health
March 23rd is National Puppy Day
MARCH 23, 2012
Founded in 2006 by author and animal behaviorist, Colleen Paige, National Puppy Day celebrates the unconditional love and joy puppies bring into our lives. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News colleen paige
What is the National Bird of Aruba?
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Burrowing Owls also gained greater recognition after a 2006 film, “ Hoot ,” was released. Many of us picture owls in the sky, silently soaring, or perched atop tree branches or light poles as they sleep or keep an eye out for prey. Unlike many other owl species, the male and the female are the same size. Birding
Join Cyclists Nationwide in the Panjshir Bike Tour this Saturday
OCTOBER 7, 2011
Galpin founded M2M in Colorado in 2006 when she became a mother and started thinking of her own daughter’s growth and future. Between 2006 and 2010, she traveled frequently to Afghanistan to train and encourage women on how to cultivate stronger communities and build the next generation. Click here to view the embedded video.
Honduras?Land of Love & Peace? ~ Richard Phares | elephant.
FEBRUARY 25, 2013
Since the rule of Mel Zelaya , who became president of Honduras on January 27 2006, the number of senseless gruesome killings has multiplied.
Hot-Desking Dehumanizes Work Place
The Alien Next Door
SEPTEMBER 13, 2014
In any case, it’s just a science fiction story. Or is it? You had gym, you grabbed your gym stuff. And extremely ineffective. It also lacks “heart”.
Green Home Improvement - Insulation pt 2
DECEMBER 17, 2006
If you live in an old house like us, it's really worth having a poke about the nooks and crannies.
A (laundry) load of (eco)balls
DECEMBER 7, 2006
I bought this set of eco-balls months ago, but it took a while to build up enough courage to try them. And by jove it works!
Green Home Improvement - Paints
NOVEMBER 29, 2006
We used the multi-award winning Ecos paints. Pros: - NO solvents (VOCs) which cause local air pollution and health problems. - No toxic materials.
NOVEMBER 27, 2006
If you want to learn more about the Earthship , check out this video. It cuts off rather suddenly, but the second part can be seen here.
Winter is coming.
NOVEMBER 12, 2006
sometime soon. don't think I've ever seen leaves on the trees in mid-November before, but I assume the temperatures will drop in the coming days.
Green Home Improvement - Insulation
NOVEMBER 12, 2006
It is so benign you can hug it. Only one problem. Unfortunately I don't think the taxman will allow me to write it off as 'training materials'.
The igmony of being slated by British Gas!
NOVEMBER 6, 2006
The problems (with my desperate excuses in brackets) are: i. an old boiler (replacement on order with solar pre-heating, plus wood burning stove) ii.
NOVEMBER 5, 2006
NOVEMBER 1, 2006
Fortunately the Environment Agency looked fondly on the project and gave the developers a waiver. Composting toilets are stationed outside.
Green Home Improvement Tip No.4
OCTOBER 27, 2006
Windows & Doors When we bought our house, it was completely single glazed and leaked heat like nobody's business. They were a bunch of cowboys, and, b.
The Art of Climate Change
OCTOBER 25, 2006
In a recent e-mail from Creative Concern I saw this image from the anti-consumerist magazine Adbusters.
A Nation of Energy Wasters
OCTOBER 23, 2006
The UK has come bottom of a survey of the energy saving habits of European consumers - see the BBC coverage here. units per day.
New Toys for the Eco-Boy
OCTOBER 19, 2006
Yesterday I got two new toys in the post from the Centre for Alternative Technology. This cost about £80.
Strike a Light
OCTOBER 17, 2006
Today I was at a Carbon Trust training session on energy management.
Review: Sam Smith's Organic Ale & Lager
OCTOBER 12, 2006
The ale is less distinctive, but smooth and enjoyable. would recommend both and it is great that they are organic and (relatively) local.
Green Home Improvement Tip No.3
OCTOBER 5, 2006
Use materials with a high recycled content. Using materials with a high recycled content is one way of reducing this impact.
Biodiesel: The answer to transport emissions?
SEPTEMBER 28, 2006
Biodiesel is diesel fuel made from vegetable oils rather than crude oil. Try here for your nearest biodiesel supplier. We still need to drive less
SEPTEMBER 24, 2006
cos we holidayed in the UK this year - for once - and it was fantastic.
Green Home Improvement Tip No.2
SEPTEMBER 23, 2006
They were four times as expensive as standard brick, but only a bit more expensive than 'aged' new bricks, and they look much nicer than either. terms.
Can We Grow Safe Produce and Conserve Nature at the Same Time?
Nature Conservancy - Science
DECEMBER 15, 2014
In 2006, an E. After the 2006 outbreak, spinach sales plummeted and the salad greens industry lost US$350 million. salad greens. E.
Celebrating Five Years of Ecorazzi (ebook)
JUNE 7, 2012
Ecorazzi started on a whim in August 2006. We’ve still got a few more months of being 5 years old. Here’s a little something we put together to celebrate our Read More. Entertainment Internet News Top News
Zaha Hadid’s Immense Galaxy SOHO Complex Takes LEED Silver
NOVEMBER 15, 2012
We’ve learned a lot since 2006. And it has achieved LEED Silver from the U.S. Really, it’s like the facade is moving.
Global Agriculture Trends: Are We Actually Using Less Land?
Nature Conservancy - Science
JUNE 18, 2014
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Did You Have A Green Christmas?
DECEMBER 28, 2006
On reflection, mine wasn't bad from an eco-living point of view (much better than the telly anyway). - We had an almost totally organic and local Christmas dinner, with the turkey coming from a farm 25 miles away, the veg from our organic box scheme and the goodies from our local organic shop. It's not as if we have a shortage of fir trees, is it?
Northern Hawk Owl in Germany
JANUARY 10, 2016
The first bird in Germany during my lifetime – that I know of – was in 2006, a long-staying and well-twitched bird in Brandenburg. Few things can spell out “winter birding” as poetically as the sighting of a rare northern owl that has more or less unexpectedly found its way to southern, more balmy environs.
The grass is greener on the eco-friendly side of the fence
DECEMBER 21, 2006
The Energy Savings Trust have reported that eco-friendly Britons are more likely to experience a general sense of happiness and wellbeing, according to research from Imperial College London. I'm not sure that the publicity around Bab Haddrill's overland pilgrimage to Australia for a friend's wedding was the best message for the wider public.
Eco-products: What makes a product green?
DECEMBER 20, 2006
Do you ever find yourself wondering whether a product is 'green' or not? Do you ever think you're being conned by 'green wash'? Fear not, here's a very simple guide, or the start of one anyway. Basically there are two different ways a product can be green: 1. It requires/uses less stuff*. It is made of/uses 'better' stuff.
Revenge of the SUV
DECEMBER 17, 2006
You'd think they could read - not long after I posted my ' death of the SUV ' blog, a Landrover Discovery wrote off my push bike and left me somewhat battered and bruised on the tarmac. This could get personal
Hastings: Puppet or Muppet?
DECEMBER 13, 2006
You really have to be careful what you believe, don't you? Looks like the whole "PR front/think tank with misleading name" thing is hitting these shores. This really bothers me as the environmental movement is often protrayed as a bunch of hysterical blinkered fanatics, but we've got science behind us, and they've got, er, Mr Blobby.
Personal Carbon Trading
DECEMBER 12, 2006
Here in the UK, the Government has just published a 41 page report on personal carbon trading. This is the idea that everyone gets a carbon allowance and if you produce more carbon than that, then you have to buy credits off someone who hasn't. As the authors note, the idea is a work in progress. I'm not even going to start.