Posts from the ‘energy’ category

[Gallery] Exclusive look at a BC ecovillage preparing for societal breakdown

Ecoreality is prepare for a societal and economic breakdown caused by peak oil. But what does preparing look like? Checkout the gallery below, and listen to…

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‘Lit-hop’ artist Baba Brinkman criticizes ‘back-to-the-land’ movement in new album

Baba Brinkman has been called a ‘lit-hop’ artist. He tells me that as a nerdy white boy from Canada, he just couldn’t do the gangster rap…

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On Pipelines, Oil, and Risk: An FAQ

– – – THE GLOBAL Q: What is a pipeline? A pipeline is a means of transporting products from one point to another via a piping…

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Oil Tanker Spills: An FAQ

– – – GLOBAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ISSUE What are oil tankers? Oil tankers are ocean vessels that transport petroleum oil (10). Petroleum is a liquid…

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The Troubling Rise in Global Automobile Ownership: An FAQ

We are part of the problem. | Create infographics   What is the central issue of this FAQ paper? This FAQ paper addresses the global issue…

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Nuclear Energy on Hold: An Atomausstieg FAQ

(Image via Michaela) – – – What is “Atomausstieg”? The German term Atomausstieg [1] refers to the end of the production and use of nuclear energy…

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Introducing the Nanoflower, using Nature as Inspiration

The idea that science and technology uses the natural world (nature) as a template isn’t a novel one. For example, Researchers in Madrid are using ant…

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This cloud is pretty, interactive and made from 6000 light bulbs #whoa

“The piece is made from 1,000 working lightbulbs on pullchains and an additional 5,000 made from donated burnt out lights donated by the public.” Called CLOUD,…

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Watch this video on big oil and its spin: Not only is it relevant, it’s also beautifully done.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uKgU7krWzE&w=600&h=338] From the Post Carbon Institute, via Visual News.

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