Archive for March, 2011
Is a Disaster Looming for the U.S. Treasuries Market and the Global Monetary System from Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami?
I have written many times about the link between climate change (extreme weather events) and the future of the insurance industry and or the economic impact on countries. There is little doubt that Mother Nature and Gaia have no regard for where pain is inflicted. This as we have recently seen in Japan can happen [...]
UNITED NATIONS, Mar 18, 2011 (IPS) – When the international community commemorates World Water Day next week, perhaps it should ponder the words of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who once remarked he does not expect people the world over to stop what they are doing and observe a moment of silence, come Mar. 22. “But [...]
The death of the Amazon and the Amazon rainforest will be a catastrophe outstripping any man has known in our short history. The Amazon rainforest are the lungs of the earth and without its regulatory impact on our lives the future will be bleak. We must halt rainforest clearing in the Amazon for ranching and [...]
Posted: March 20th, 2011 under General, Nature, World News.
Tags: Amazon Rainforest, catastrophic climate change, climate change emissions reductions, deforestation, global warming, natural systems, Tipping Points
What in a warmer world are the implications for Nuclear Power plants? At a time of the Japan nuclear crisis the world is galvanised to ask; is nuclear power really a safe option to coal with its resultant pollution. The debate revolves around the possibility of damage from earthquakes and tsunamis, but should we also [...]
Let us sit around the table for a moment and look upon the worlds resource pies laid out in front of us to consume. At the table we have some long term guests, these are the developed nations. They have been hoeing into these pies for some time eating (consuming) as much as their hearts [...]