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Richard Sears: Planning for the end of oil

Richard Sears: Planning for the end of oil
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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

The Light Bulb Effect - Bulb Candles by Helbert Ferreira & Remi Melander - SYSTEM DESIGN STUDIO The Light Bulb Effect Let me put on my monocle and tell you a story. You see long ago before Swan or Edison invented the lightbulb, people used candles. When lightbulbs became the norm, the candle went the way of the wind. DUH right? Designers: Helbert Ferreira, Remi Melander – SYSTEM DESIGN STUDIO

10 talks on the transformative power of vegetables If you walk into the cemetery in Todmorden — a small town in northern England — you will find vegetables and herbs defiantly growing. Ditto if you examine the strips of land in the middle of the town’s roads, the area in front of its elder-care home, or the landscaping around its railroad station. You will find corn as high as an elephant’s eye in front of Todmorden’s police station, and fruit trees planted around its health center. In this talk given at TED London Salon, Pam Warhurst explains why this is the case — because three and a half years ago, several citizens decided to plant herb gardens in public spaces, permission be damned. “So many people don’t really recognize a vegetable unless it’s in a bit of plastic,” says Warhurst in this talk, which got a rousing standing ovation. In honor of Warhurst, here a look at 9 other TED speakers who see incredible potential for change in vegetables. Suzanne Lee: Grow your own clothesWhat, you ask, is vegetable leather? .

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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.

UK scientists invent artificial petrol - Business News Boffins at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, near Oxford have invented an ‘artificial’ petrol, which costs just 90 pence per gallon and could run in existing cars. Motorists could even be able to drive for 300 to 400 miles before needing to fill up. The breakthrough comes as average UK fuel prices have hit a record high. The new hydrogen-based fuel produces no greenhouse gases and could be available in as little as three years. Professor Stephen Bennington, the project’s lead scientist, said: “In some senses, hydrogen is the perfect fuel. “Our new hydrogen storage materials offer real potential for running cars, planes and other vehicles that currently use hydrocarbons.” How is it made? It says: "Storing hydrogen up to now has required either high-pressure storage cylinders at up to 700 times atmospheric pressure or super-cooled liquids at -253 degree Celsius. The company has a found a low-cost way to trap the hydride compound inside a nano-porous polymer micro bead.

Bruno Maisonnier – Demain, l’humanoïde au service de tous Après avoir étudié à Polytechnique et Telecom Paris, Bruno Maisonnier a bâti sa carrière sur deux piliers : l’informatique (Sociétés de services en ingénierie informatique) et la Banque. Il a été PDG d’entreprises financières dans plusieurs pays. Fasciné par la robotique, Bruno Maisonnier suivait activement depuis 25 ans l’évolution de ce marché et, en 2005, il décide de se lancer dans une aventure sans commune mesure : la création d’un robot humanoïde. En 6 ans d’existence, la folle entreprise de Bruno Maisonnier est devenue la 1ère entreprise européenne spécialisée dans la création et commercialisation de robots humanoïdes programmables au sein de laquelle travaillent plus de 130 personnes.

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