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Saul Griffith, “Climate Change Recalculated”

According to Saul’s calculations, in order to reach a goal of 450 ppm of atmospheric carbon dioxide in time to limit a global rise in temperature to 2 degrees C., we’ll have to reduce the amount of burned fossil fuels to 3 terawatts (of power). That means we’ll need to replace 11.5 terawatts with new […]

Intensive crop culture for high population is unsustainable by Peter Salonius

from Culture Intensive crop culture for high population is unsustainable Written by Peter Salonius Editor’s note: The following essay by soil scientist Peter Salonius is Part One of his two-part series for Culture Change that bursts the delusion of agriculture’s providing for a large human population long-term. If after reading it you have doubt, […]

Burning Men, Part 2: the Order of Things by Erik Davis of techgnosis

How does Erik think this stuff UP^! too much and very nice. R eally gettin’ a Clue! The Perp! above ^ eDavis: So when Burners invoked specifically legalistic categories like “arson” and “reckless endangerment”—and I did it too at times—they were not just rationally debating Addis’ fate. They were actively deflating the productive legal ambiguity […]

Pangea animations “mind”-blowin’! Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2007 September 22 Breakup of Pangea (200 mya – Present)Seafloor Spreading in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans (to run animation, drag mouse across […]

‘In the Shadow of the Moon’ film opens; no stars in any film frames?

 How come no stars in the film/photos taken outside the atmosphere of the Earth? No views of the Star Fields on the 3 day trip to Moon. We went there 9 times?! No comments by any astronauts on the stars and how they do not twinkle in no air…and there would be plenty to see! […]

Current TV covers Burnin’ Man

Live video cam from burnin’ womans burning man site and info coverage of burning man More current TV 2007 vids day by day

Jonathan Ott on Free/Cheap/Peak fossil fuels/minerals update/comments

from Erowid Conference Report: Mind States Costa Rica by Lux, Erowid Staff Writer v1 – Jul 18, 2007 sample from Jon Ott- “The End of the Treasure in the Basement”, by Jonathan Ott Jonathan described himself as “not a prophet”, but someone who has been interested in the question of energy and the petroleum-based political […]

Back home after holiday visits, and, reflection…..

This year, I’ve made a huge move to another town, knowing no one, all by myself, with the goal of changing my life. I left a huge metropolitan area for a small town; a steady paycheck for part-time chump change. Friends and family were left behind, and only the unknown lay before me. At 45 […]