Archive for the ‘Carbon Capture’ Category

Mr. Suzuki, it’s evolution not revolution

Please Mr. Suzuki, promote evolution not revolution. In a recent article written for straight.com,  Canadian celebrity environmentalist David Suzuki suggested that electric cars won’t be enough to curb unsustainable carbon emissions caused by transportation, “Technological developments [such as electric cars etc.] are welcome, but maybe it’s time we started rethinking our car culture as whole. [...]

The Problem with the current era of popular environmentalism: A micro and macro critique – Part 1

Micro:  Why pop-environmentalists need to take their hands out of the cookie jar As 2010 begins to wind down, the “green” movement has reached a critical stage of maturity.  From diet alterations to concerns over one’s ecological footprint,  the Western world has entered what seems to be- at least on the surface- a popularized and [...]

Will they do it? The World Bank is divided on providing loans for dirty fuel

Today the World Bank (WB) will make a decision on whether or not to provide $3.7 billion worth of loans to South African – based power utility Eskom, the world’s fourth largest power company and Africa’s largest carbon emitter (with 40% of South Africa’s total emissions).  Spotty electricity supply which have caused billions of dollars [...]

Small thinking for big problems

I watched a riveting movie last night that kept me intrigued and involved, which is a pretty sizable feat. Collapse, directed by Chris Smith (American Movie, Yes Men), is an American documentary film exploring the theories, writings and life story of controversial author Michael Ruppert. Collapse premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September [...]

Putting all our eggs in the nuclear basket

Two senators unveiled legislation Monday to double US nuclear energy output in 20 years and foster clean energy options with “mini-Manhattan Projects”named for the original US atomic bomb push. The ‘Clean Energy Act of 2009′ introduced by Democratic Senator Jim Webb (Va) and Republican Senator Lamar Alexander (Tenn), noting they cannot support “cap-and-trade” climate change [...]

Geo Engineering: Pumping sulfate particles into the stratosphere

As we gear up towards the Copenhagen climate conference next month a once optimistic disposition held by political leaders, environmentalists, and scientists has transformed itself into despair. Indeed the final nail in the coffin for any binding Co2 reduction treaty to was realized this weekend as APEC leaders were backing off earlier plans that would [...]

COP15: Voices for Climate Change

[digg=http://digg.com/environment/COP15_Voices_for_Climate_Change] Do not be fooled by any imitators… There are all sorts of sites out there that are vying for visibility in all the limelight being cast around the impending U.N.Climate Change Conference that’s being held in Copenhagen in December. There’s the Copenhagen Climate Council, the Climate Change Congress , the International Conference on Climate [...]

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