Friday, July 23, 2010

Developing Climate Alternatives

While the “developed” world appears to be unable, at the present time, to address climate change in a serious way, some countries in the developing world have decided to not wait for enlightenment from the industrialized nations. They want to address global warming now. The problem is, as has been demonstrated by the recent conference in Bolivia, this particular global issue will require much more than rhetoric and moral passion. This excellent video presentation looks at some of the difficult issues.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

People, People Everywhere

Dr. Hans Rosling, researcher and scientist, asks us to consider how we might get to a sustainable population. Rosling believes we can maintain a sustainable world population of nine billion people, which is likely to occur by 2050. There are however a few important requirements if we wish to succeed. Go to

Friday, July 09, 2010

We Have No Water

Thailand, one of the major world exporter's of rice,has severe water shortages, thus preventing the planting of rice. Is it merely a natural anomaly? See