Monthly Archives: July 2010

Economics

Penny Wong spoke last night on Q & A about the need to diversify our economy. I’ve a fan of Hazel Henderson’s since the 1980’s along with Paul Hawken’s views (see posts below May 2009) I’ve also long been a … Continue reading

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Plastiki

Good on David De Rothschild for using his resources to showcase our sick planet. Three continent-sized masses of rubbish in the oceans all congealing thanks to currents.Where is our collective responsibility? http://www.theplastiki.com/

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Preparing for a post peak life

http://www.postpeakliving.com/preparing-post-peak-life Biochar – agrichar – Terra Preta Northern NSW- world leaders in biochar technologies Urban Air Pollutants Can Damage IQs before Baby’s First Breath A pair of studies involving more than 400 women in two cities has found that 5-year-olds … Continue reading

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When Will They Ever Learn

Why is it that people think they can get away with lies! Politicians make promises at every election they cannot keep. Multinationals believe they can hide the truth. Banks think we are stupid enough to believe their spin on the … Continue reading

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Integrative Design: Amory Lovins at Autodesk University

Hear Amory Lovins, Chairman and Chief Scientist of the of Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), inspirational presentation on Integrative Design given at Autodesk University 2009. Learn how the next generation of designers and engineers can make a big change in the … Continue reading

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Real AVATAR: Developers vs decency- a fight the world over

The Real Avatar: Mine – Story of a Sacred Mountain The Dongria Kondh are one of India’s most remote tribes. They live in Orissa state’s Niyamgiri hills and worship a mountain as a God. As Vedanta Resources, a London-based mining … Continue reading

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Home: A Short History of Human Existence

We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us … Continue reading

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