Tag Archives: environment

“Peak Oil” or worse : “Peak Everything” is finally here…?

The book “Limits to Growth“, by Dennis L. Meadows et. al, was published 1972, outlining a story that unless our civilization changed its ways and fundamental principles, the result will be a rather sudden and uncontrollable decline in population and … Continue reading

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Demographics simulation

There’s some interesting reading about demographics and Global birthrates: as you might have learned from the news, the birthrates in meny advanced (mostly western) countries are declining, in some places to such low levels that should the trend continue, those populations … Continue reading

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Systems thinking

“Anyone who believes in indefinite growth in anything physical, on a physically finite planet, is either mad or an economist.” ― Kenneth E. Boulding

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“Renewable fuel” – when commercial lobbyism meets public ignorance

While this post might perhaps appear to be slightly off topic, I’m posting it anyway, because IMO it illustrates the power of “smart” commercial marketing and lobbying pitches to the masses,  who are not interested in hearing about any disturbing … Continue reading

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