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by dudley
Sat Aug 31, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Syria watch...
Replies: 587
Views: 121941

PO seems to be involved, too. Syria's dash for gas has been spurred by its rapidly declining oil revenues, driven by the peak of its conventional oil production in 1996. Even before the war, the country's rate of oil production had plummeted by nearly half, from a peak of just under 610,000 barrels ...
by dudley
Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Climate Change
Topic: flood watch
Replies: 477
Views: 94909

With the arctic warming, the jet stream is slowing down and oscillates with a higher amplitude, resulting in unusual weather. The first video, with Professor Francis, is especially worth watching. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETpm9JAdfcs&feature=player_embedded http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n...
by dudley
Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: Books, Magazines & Film
Topic: Supply Shock: Ecological Economics Comes of Age
Replies: 2
Views: 2341

I read the book of Georgescu-Roegen, but can't remember a lot about it, except that it connects entropy with economics. It's annoying that he confuses entropy, which is a measure of order, with the process of becoming disordered. He seemed to think he was saying something extremely profound, which m...
by dudley
Wed Jan 02, 2013 2:38 am
Forum: Books, Magazines & Film
Topic: Polar Apocalypse
Replies: 0
Views: 1970

Polar Apocalypse

http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/polar-apocalypse/ Ten percent of the Earth’s surface is covered in glacial snow and ice. As our planet heats up this frozen water is starting to melt at an increasing rate. This could have a catastrophic effect on the sea levels across the world. Coastal cities like Ne...
by dudley
Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Books, Magazines & Film
Topic: The Battle for the Arctic
Replies: 1
Views: 1720

The Battle for the Arctic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMAZJ6Eg ... r_embedded

Shell and Canada versus the Inuits.
by dudley
Tue Aug 28, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Impact of drought on US power supply
Replies: 41
Views: 7551

Nuclear plants need cool water: http://www.alternet.org/environment/5-weird-and-terrifying-consequences-climate-change-you-may-not-know-about Nuclear power plants often rely on cold waters to cool their reactors. But as hot weather is causing water temperatures to rise, nuclear plants have had to re...
by dudley
Tue Aug 21, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hurricanes 2012
Replies: 75
Views: 9863

There is a chance that the Republican convention, which will be held to nominate the Romney/Ryan climate change denial team, will be disrupted.

http://www.usatoday.com/weather/storms/ ... 57184622/1
by dudley
Mon Aug 20, 2012 2:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: All in the mind? Please help!
Replies: 32
Views: 4631

Re: All in the mind? Please help!

My suspicion is that ME an autoimmune based disease that is related to the stress of modern living. What I mean by that is that stress reduces the body's capacity cope with physical diseases that may attack it due to an over production of cortisone. Cortisone basically kills white T cells whose job...
by dudley
Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Climate Change
Topic: Welcome to the Rest of Our Lives
Replies: 1
Views: 1003

Welcome to the Rest of Our Lives

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0NrS2L6 ... r_embedded

Youtube extreme weather video featuring Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil

"We'll adapt to that."

I wonder how *** is doing over there in Denver.
by dudley
Thu Aug 18, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Bachmann: I'll bring back $2 gas
Replies: 23
Views: 3126

Bachmann: I'll bring back $2 gas

I hope she is not elected. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- President Michele Bachmann has a promise: $2 gas. "Under President Bachmann you will see gasoline come down below $2 a gallon again," Bachmann told a crowd Tuesday in South Carolina. "That will happen." Sure, politicians promise a...
by dudley
Sat Apr 09, 2011 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The process of collapse is increasing...
Replies: 16
Views: 2101

Re: The process of collapse is increasing...

The end result will be similar to the same Malthusian-era collapses analyzed by the cliodynamicians.
Cliodynamicians rule! 8)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cliodynamics
by dudley
Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Tony Blair, banker
Replies: 6
Views: 2068

You can't, realistically, not have corruption when that sort of thing is allowed. That is what they were saying last night after the film, that the real problem is the way society is structured and he was behaving in the way elites always behave. They were also saying that Blair should be tried in ...
by dudley
Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:23 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Tony Blair, banker
Replies: 6
Views: 2068

Tony Blair, banker

This is something I learned from The Alternative Iraq Enquiry http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/?p=559 Tony Blair gets 5,000,000 pounds a year from JP Morgan http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7186975.stm the very same bank that was selected to operate a bank the United States created in Iraq to manag...
by dudley
Mon Dec 20, 2010 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The case for cannibalism
Replies: 15
Views: 1866

The case for cannibalism

This article is food for thought.

http://www.slate.com/id/2278240/

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