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TSL Newsletter #94

Peak Oil – everyone, including Monbiot, seems to think PO is no longer a problem! Here’s a voice of sanity: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-07-02/peak-denial and Nicole Foss puts things in perspective: http://theautomaticearth.org/Energy/unconventional-oil-is-not-a-game-changer.html and, for good measure, Sharon Astyk: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-07-04/treehugger-monbiot-and-peak-oil-over Health – Fabian sent this short … Continue reading

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Newsletter*93

Peak Oil – first in a series debunking the claims that we don’t have to worry any more about PO: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-06-25/myth-busting-polyannas-1-roger-harrabin here’s a summary of main points from this year’s Peak Oil conference (ASPO): http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-06-26/take-home-messages-aspo-2012-conference-europe Water – a useful reminder of how … Continue reading

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Newsletter #92

Economy – if you like gloomy predictions, try this slide show: http://www.businessinsider.com/raoul-pal-the-end-game-2012-6# more optimistically, we need a steady state economy: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-06-18/real-dichotomies-are-not-made-%E2%80%9Cfalse%E2%80%9D-soft-science-or-political-pandering and Greece should be a warning to all of us: http://charleshughsmith.blogspot.hk/2012/06/greek-theater-double-feature-farce-and.html Waste – alarming increases in waste expected: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/06/20/502637/waste-expert-its-madness-that-waste-isnt-a-bigger-international-priority/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climateprogress%2FlCrX+%28Climate+Progress%29&mobile=nc Energy Slaves – … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,200 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Fools on a Hill

I took a group of a dozen 14-16-year-old schoolgirls up Wang Tong Cemetery Hill last Saturday to help Paul Melsom with his long-standing project to reforest Lantau’s hills with native trees. We were only helping to clear part of the … Continue reading

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