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source: https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2022/02/saul-griffith-electrify-everything-solution-save-humanity/622911/ eco crisis - climate crisis, de-fossil, energy, electricity, degrowth, alt growth, abundance goodreads.com 2021 Electrify: An Optimist's Playbook for Our Clean Energy Futureby Saul Griffith - An optimistic--but realistic and feasible--action plan for fighting climate change while creating new jobs and a healthier environment: electrify everything. Climate change is a planetary emergency. We … Continue reading ‘Electrify Everything’ by Saul Griffith – electrification and abundance –
green techno - sustainable technologies >energy, co2, methanol newscientists.com 4-11-2022 World’s largest plant for making methanol fuel from CO2 opens in China - The first commercial-scale plant for making methanol from carbon dioxide will save an estimated 500,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions a year compared with making methanol from coal - by Michael Le Page … Continue reading green techno – sustainable energy, products, production + technologies
greenwashing - updates see also climate crisis ESG’s, green finance + investment Vorsprung durch Grünwaschen sustainability Not exactly. It’s not new. And it’s a lot bigger. Greenwash Guy Pearse 2012 The trillions involved are likely to dwarf the entire history of money laundering. Dig into the numbers below. But lets look on the bright sunny … Continue reading Is Greenwashing the New Money Laundering?
endorsements A way to understanding an alternative future. – Juliet Schor, Sociology, Boston College A book of dazzling breadth, provocative and persuasive scholarship. – Sylvia Marcos, Mexican feminist activist and scholar For too long the North has imposed its one-size-fits-all agenda on the South. – Dan O’Neill, economist, University of Leeds This Dictionary … Continue reading diversity 101 = pluriverse
A year ago, when The Virus was still a fuzzy rumour, one was already plagued by the puzzle of the three zeros : the skeletal numbers of no interest and near nil inflation lined up for a danse macabre around the grave of zombie growth. Never seen this before. This is different. This can't be … Continue reading Greta, Mnuchin and PlanB
Porsche on his milk float - 1902 economist.com 11-2022 The race to reinvent the car industry - Can carmakers catch up with Tesla and pull off the shift to software? ..."...Turn too horizontal and your software unit will get overwhelmed. That is what happened at vw, critics say, which installed its Cariad division in Ingolstadt, … Continue reading CARS