Earth Hour has now become much more than a symbolic action. It has evolved into a continuous movement driving real actions, big and small, that are changing the world we live in.
In this section you will find some of my daily thoughts and ideas, reactions to news and articles read. Please beware that this will be highly subjective but might also inspire you, the reader.
I have been driving “Paul” now for a year, a second generation model Prius, built in 2001, so about 12 years old. Despite of people’s fear of ageing batteries, costly battery replacements and the funny belief that it may be not a “real” car, slow etc, it is beautiful to drive, can speed around corners…
Why are we sinking so much money and time into reshaping the land? Why can’t we just do subdivisions the good old way? Remove some trees, put pegs in, highlight your building platform and leave it to the buyer to decide what to do instead of spending all this money to strip, get “reimbursed” by the buyer and have him planting again.
You’d think that the world’s tallest building – a structure that requires amazingly complex engineering and technology to reach its heights – would have an equally impressive sewage system. Unfortunately, that’s not the case because it isn’t hooked up to a municipal wastewater treatment system – so when you poop in the Burj Khalifa, that waste is actually trucked out of the city.
So tell me, in a nutshell, why you would not want to be efficient and save resources?
We keep on discussing biofuels. However no article or report was yet able to destroy or even lessen my concerns about them. Many of the concepts use prime agricultural land Its manufacturing needs energy.
My dear wife found a nice app on her iPhone the other day. I had a look at it and installed it too. The free version lists the most common 50 additives, whereas the full version has a lot more. Food Additives 2 By IGRASS PTY LTD Avoid those additives that are potentially dangerous or…
My son Janus is currently doing fundraising for his 2013 north island Scout Jamboree in December 2013. Jamboree is a massive 10 day camp with 4,000+ SCOUTS that will be a massive adventure and learning experience for all attending. However, this is expensive and his parents are of the opinion that he has to do…
After the latest tornado, almost exactly a year after last year’s: Get used to it, it’s called climate change. Get off your arses and do something about it. Your leaders won’t help you. BUT YOU CAN DO THE CHANGE.
The latest news comes from the US now regarding GM crops being draught intolerant.
That’s exactly what the US need….