Some good friends from Portugal are setting off on a similar adventure to the Biotruck. Rita and Leandro are setting off to follow the Green Brick Road in a truck and asked me about the expedition CO2 footprint. The question forced me to face up to the fact I never got a satsifying answer out [...]
Someone sent me the link to a technical paper describing the difference between ways of accounting for carbon emissions, and how that should affect decisions. http://bit.ly/q5Ffz3. It focused on Consequential Emissions and Attributable Emissions.
I was thinking about it when I was reluctantly sat on the plane across the pacific. The consequence of me [...]
A friend’s facebook link sent me to a blog in the Economist predicting that the next bubble to burst will be Education. http://www.economist.com/blogs/schumpeter/2011/04/higher_education
Using a famous example, the Tech Stocks bubble burst in 1999 at a point of massive overvaluation. Their price that the shares traded for far outweighed the income the companies could [...]
In the new language created by our increased environmental consciousness there are two phrases which are particularly warm and cosy. One is “Beyond Petroleum”. How reassuring that little green sun (or is it a sunflower) emblem is. Sadly, the only significant way in which BP have moved beyond petroleum since rebranding is that they have [...]
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