Category Archives: Energy

Earth Day—-21 things to share with your loved ones…

About Land, Water and Energy Earth Day–Today–Sunday–April 22 Last year, I posted my first “Earth Day” blog. It’s Earth Day — Do something memorable… This year, I decided to do a little research and discovered an article (See link below) in the New … Continue reading

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“Drill Baby, Drill” is not the answer; nor is Newt’s $2.50/gal.

Good News and Bad News — an Update on Oil We hear a lot about the price of oil and gasoline in the Western world—particularly during an election year in the United States. Four years ago, McCain and Palin were … Continue reading

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From Bison Burgers to Saving the Planet

Trailing in the bottom of the 7th inning—with Ted Turner Entering Atlanta’s mega-airport yesterday morning at 6:00 a.m., I noticed a large poster image of Ted Turner gesturing with one hand and saying, “We’re this close to ending polio.” Then, … Continue reading

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UNSUSTAINABILITY — The elephant in the room

Not a C.O.P.D. commercial for Symbicort We can talk all we want about humans being omnivores and that we’ve evolved to eat meat, eggs, cheese, or plants. But the bottom line is that unless we shift to mostly plants pretty … Continue reading

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Urban Farming; feeding the world after the era of cheap oil.

Chapter 5 of our book is entitled, The End of Cheap Oil. In a nutshell, the era of cheap oil for the past 100 years has fueled the growth of many incredibly inefficient processes around the world. And most of … Continue reading

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Unsustainable. The end of cheap oil may be our friend.

The word “unsustainable” has probably been mentioned in at least half of my 272 daily blogs. Sustainability is the “capacity to endure,” something that our typical Western diet does not have — for a number of reasons. But today, I … Continue reading

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Peak Oil — Food Supply — Global Economy. All connected?

In addition to automobiles and airplanes, oil has a great deal to do with our food supply and the unsustainability thereof.  Since beginning this blog in February 2011, I have featured the “peak oil” phenomenon in a number of my … Continue reading

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