background preloader

Richard Sears: Planning for the end of oil

Richard Sears: Planning for the end of oil
Related:  Fin du pétrole

Passos Coelho anuncia novas medidas de austeridade antes do futebol O primeiro-ministro vai fazer hoje às 19h20 horas uma declaração ao país, anunciou o gabinete de Passos Coelho através de uma nota oficial. A nota do gabinete do primeiro-ministro não adianta o tema da declaração. Passos Coelho afirmou, esta semana que, após a quinta avaliação da troika, não se poderia descartar a possibilidade de um novo aumento de impostos, embora isso não fosse desejável. O Diário Económico avança que o Governo estaria a ponderar um novo aumento do IVA em alguns bens e serviços, de forma a compensar a necessidade de reverter o corte de um dos subsídios na Função Pública. No entanto, apesar das especulações, ainda não foi possível apurar quais serão as medidas a anunciar por Passos Coelho. O Presidente da República, Anibal Cavaco Silva, esteve presente na inauguração de uma fábrica de nanomateriais em Coimbra onde insistiu na ideia de que é preciso repartir os sacrifícios.

Viewpoint: Richard A. Sears Moderator: Hi Everyone. We will be getting started in just a few minutes. Richard Sears : I am looking forward to answering your questions. Moderator: Good Afternoon everyone. Richard Sears : Nice to be here. Boston, Mass.: What is the main difference between "Scramble" and "Blueprints"? Richard Sears : The main difference is in the degree of cooperation between companies, governments and people. Sterling, Va.: In these pressing times, it is a great boon to have companies like Shell taking the lead on research and development of alternative energy solutions. Richard Sears : Over the coming decades, we will see a transition to different energy sources. Denver, Colo.: You say "More Energy, Less CO2" - And your efforts for shale development here in Colorado, and the tarsands in Canada and gas and coal to liquid elsewhere will deliver more energy - But how can Shell deliver on both promises with these CO2 intensive acitivities? Miami, Fla.: Prof. Regards, Adam Oliver

CampStove Video BioLite 2013 Holiday Shipping Schedule: • Shipping schedule based on Eastern Standard Time • Shipping arrival dates exclude delays due to weather changes or unforeseen circumstances. • Estimated delivery date of December 24th • Orders must be submitted with correct shipping information to ensure delivery date • BioLite will be closed December 24th shipping on these dates , 2013, if submitted by deadline , December 25th and will not be Order Estimated times do not apply to: • Orders that require change of order, address or recipient. • Please allow 2-4 weeks for International deliveries, due to varied process times at the local customs office. US Shipping: Free Shipping: *Standard Ground shipping Deadline: December 10, 11 AM EST *Does not include APO/FPO addresses *Does not include Alaska and Hawaii 2Day Shipping: *Two business days Deadline: December 18, 11 AM EST * Not available for APO/FPO addresses and Hawaii and Alaska due to the current abilities of our shipping providers APO/FPO Addresses: Canada Shipping:

Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. L'ASPO (Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas) est l'association pour l'étude du pic pétrolier et gazier. C'est un réseau, presque informel, d'ingénieurs, de géologues, de scientifiques de disciplines diverses et d'économistes, qui cherchent à déterminer le moment où le pic pétrolier va survenir, et ses conséquences sur l'économie. Composition[modifier | modifier le code] Elle comprend actuellement 24 membres de 14 pays d'Europe, dont : Prévisions[modifier | modifier le code] Selon l'ASPO, les prévisions de production sont surévaluées pour des raisons boursières et politiques. L'ASPO estime à 1 850 milliards de barils les réserves de pétrole conventionnel (réserves existantes ou ayant existé, c'est-à-dire découvertes et/ou exploitées, plus les quantités de pétrole à découvrir). Dernière estimation de l'ASPO[modifier | modifier le code] PRODUCTION ESTIMÉE fin 2005 Pétrole conventionnel : débit journalier en Méga-baril par jour Mb/j.

Lunar Deities For thousands of years, people have looked up at the moon and wondered about its divine significance. It should come as no surprise that many cultures throughout time have had lunar deities - that is, gods or goddesses associated with the power and energy of the moon. If you're doing a moon-related ritual, in some traditions of Wicca and Paganism you may choose to call upon one of these deities for assistance. Let's look at some of the better known lunar deities. Alignak Image © Getty Images In the legends of the Inuit peoples, Alignak is the god of both the moon and weather. Artemis Artemis is the Greek goddess of the hunt. Cerridwen Image © David H. Cerridwen is, in Celtic mythology, the keeper of the cauldron of knowledge. Chang'e In Chinese mythology, Chang'e was married to the king Hou Yi. Coyolxauhqui In Aztec stories, Coyolxauhqui was the sister of the god Huitzilopochtli. Diana Image © Dougal Waters/Getty Images Hecate Selene Selene was the sister of Helios, the Greek sun god. Sina Thoth

Blind Spot Blind Spot is a documentary film that illustrates the current oil and energy crisis that our world is facing. Whatever measures of ignorance, greed, wishful thinking, we have put ourselves at a crossroads, which offer two paths with dire consequences. If we continue to burn fossil fuels we will choke the life out of the planet and if we don’t our way of life will collapse. According to one review, it makes An Inconvenient Truth look like a sitcom. There’s a lot of environmental films out there that while not painting a rosy picture still want us to feel a sense of hey things will still be ok, not so with Blind Spot. This absolutely beautifully shot ode to the end of our world as we have known it doesn’t even bother to try and convince us. Either you hear and heed the wisdom of the cadre of experts he presents or you don’t. This documentary is available for preview only - .

10 Weird and Wonderful Women Musicians (Who Eat Lady Gaga For Breakfast) "There is nothing new under the sun," said King Solomon. He obviously hadn't met Nina Hagen. Or any of the other women on this list, all musicians with talent, originality, charisma and intelligence––not to mention a wicked sartorial style! These women are all their own persons, confident in their individuality, wherever it may take them. 10. Bands & Projects: X Ray Spex Time and Place:1970s London Genres: Punk Quote: If anybody tried to make me [a sex symbol] I'd shave my head tomorrow. Poly Styrene was barely twenty-one when her band, X Ray Spex, released their only album, Germfree Adolescents . Sartorial Style: Poly Styrene ran her own, eponymous fashion label in her late teens. I would go to the DIY store and buy sink chain, which doesn't tarnish and is quite shiny and chrome plated. Styrene closed down the boutique, since the band was taking off and she had to choose one or the other. Styrene had an afro, which she accessorized with hats, helmets, head wraps and ribbons. 9. 8. Quote: 7.

Le jour où le plein de ma voiture me coûtera 200 euros L'arrivée du "peak oil", du pic pétrolier, celui où la demande excédent définitivement l'offre, ne saurait tarder. D'ic quelques années, malgré quelques tentatives de remplacement par les agrocarburants, nous allons être en manque de pétrole. Nous allons nous apercevoir en passant à la pompe : le prix du plein va monter atteignant 100 euros, puis dans les décennies à venir, deux cent puis trois cent euros. Il nous faudra nous adapter et trouver des solutions. Récit imaginaire de ce qui pourrait se passer et inventaire des différentes solutions dans le domaine de la mobilité des personnes. Pour rester réaliste, les hypothèses formulées dans cette article s'appuie sur deux postulats: - le prix des matières premières (métaux et plastiques) augmentent dans les mêmes proportions. - les déficits publics et privés des pays européens ne soient pas résorbés. 1-Le jour où le plein de ma voiture me coûtera 100 euros: On envisagera aussi d'un autre oeil les déplacements en avion. Conclusion:

Related: