Tag Archives: Energy

I’m betting on the grasshoppers, not the ants.


UN: Only Green Technology Can Avert ‘Planetary Catastrophe’ http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/jul2011/2011-07-05-02.html

“A comprehensive global energy transition is urgently needed in order to avert a major planetary catastrophe,” the report warns.

US Census on World Populations in 2050: Russia to Decline – TIME


India will be the most populous nation, surpassing China sometime around 2025. The U.S. will remain exactly where it is now: in third place, with a population of 423 million (up from 308 million in 2010). And declining birth rates in two of the world’s most economically and politically influential countries, Japan and Russia, will cause them to fall from their current positions as the 9th and 10th most populous nations, respectively, to 16th and 17th….

US Census on World Populations in 2050: Russia to Decline – TIME.

Don’t Tell Me How Patriotic You Are, Show Me. Do Something For Your Country


A pair of 72-year-old scientists, saying they have much to be grateful for and little to lose, have formed the Skilled Veterans Corps, enlisting volunteers willing to venture into the radioactive Fukushima Daiichi plant. Officials have accepted their offer.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-japan-nuclear-old-20110704,0,7843713.story