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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:11:35 +0000(image)
Maintaining a civilization is always a delicate balancing act that is sooner or later destined to fail.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:35:58 +0000(image)
When it comes to climate and the global clean energy transition, there cannot be vacuums, there can only be drivers, and we are committed to driving this agenda forward.
The post Appropriate Civilization versus New Despotism, month 3, 21st March – 20th April 2017 appeared first on Resilience.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:04:08 +0000(image)
“Global oil inventories are falling because of OPEC and non-OPEC production cuts, but the road to market balance will be long.” –Arthur Berman, Consulting Geologist
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:23:44 +0000(image)
There will be light posting from 20th April to 5th May due to editorial vacations. Regular posting will resume on 8th May. Teaser photo credit: By ClemRutter, Rochester, Kent. – Own work, CC BY 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2163988
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 08:21:08 +0000(image)
Growth of production is central to the core ideology of the current economic system, to the idea of “development” and “progress”. It is central to the legitimacy of the people who run the global economy. Without it there is a legitimacy crisis.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:58:25 +0000(image)
Living Energy Farm (Louisa, Virginia) is a community of people who support themselves without the use of fossil fuel. Our project has been built at modest cost so it can be replicated around the world. Living Energy Farm is a fully operational farm and community, not just an idea.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:55:27 +0000(image)
I realize I may be an outlier on this. The fact is I can’t imagine any good coming from the U.S. continuing to have a place at the table. Let me rephrase that—only the Trump administration stands to benefit.
The post The Paris Climate Agreement: Should We Stay or Should We Go? appeared first on Resilience.
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:15:01 +0000(image)
After climbing steadily since March 27th, oil prices stabilized at the $53-55 level late last week. As usual, prices got a boost from various oil minister’s comments about how well they were doing in meeting their production cut goals and how they are considering extending the cuts until the end of the year.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:40:57 +0000(image)
We modern folk are in a bind. We embrace what the sciences and the technology that flows from them have to offer, but we refuse to believe that we live in the world described by those very sciences. Here I’m not merely talking about climate change deniers who, of course, fit this description.
The post Split personalities: We like some science, but not all of it appeared first on Resilience.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 11:38:45 +0000(image)
Alex and Kaz Makabe explore the dismantling of Japan’s nuclear power facilities, and talk about the energy future in the land of the rising sun.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:04:26 +0000(image)
In a 58 page ruling, Magistrate Judge Martin C. Carlson discarded the jury’s verdict in Ely v. Cabot and ordered a new trial, extending the legal battle over one of the highest-profile and longest-running fracking-related water contamination cases in the country.
The post How a Judge Scrapped Pennsylvania Families’ $4.24M Water Pollution Verdict in Gas Drilling Lawsuit appeared first on Resilience.