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by frank_begbie
Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:17 pm
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Time
Replies: 37
Views: 6340

As others post, timekeeping will probably be less important in a lower energy future, but would still be needed to an extent. There would almost certainly be some paid labour, for money or goods, and therefore a need to know how many hours had been worked. "boil water for 5 minutes to kill ger...
by frank_begbie
Thu Aug 19, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Use a 2-Litre Bottle as a 50 Watt Light Bulb!
Replies: 7
Views: 2108

Anyone tried this yet?
by frank_begbie
Thu Aug 19, 2010 10:50 am
Forum: Books, Magazines & Film
Topic: Dirty Oil film
Replies: 4
Views: 1766

Dirty Oil film

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/video/20 ... lm-trailer

Wouldn't mind taking a look at this if it's available anywhere?

Keep getting porn when I Google it for some reason.


:shock:
by frank_begbie
Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CBI - Deciding Britain's Energy Future
Replies: 1
Views: 625

If only we had those North Sea revenues again.
We could have had all the investment done years ago instead of wasting it on ever lengthening jobless queues.

Now we don't have two halfpennys to rub together. Typical.
by frank_begbie
Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Temporary recession or the end of growth?by Richard Heinberg
Replies: 16
Views: 2198

Temporary recession or the end of growth?by Richard Heinberg

A longish read but worthwhile. http://www.energybulletin.net/node/53766 Meanwhile the thought-leaders in society, especially the President, must begin breaking the news—in understandable and measured ways—that growth isn’t returning and that the world has entered a new and unprecedented economic pha...
by frank_begbie
Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: You couldn't make it up!
Replies: 2
Views: 1467

They're all drunk.................................with power.
by frank_begbie
Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Analogue radio switch off 2015
Replies: 28
Views: 13703

They shouldn't switch of the analogue signal until they have come up with a solution to the short battery life of personal radio's. As it is I can just about listen to the whole of a football match. If I wanted to listen to the Ashes, I would have to carry a pocket full of battery's. Not very green.