With the 2016 presidential campaigns underway, economic populism has taken center stage.
Two recent films couldn't be more at odds in their vision of the future. "Mad Max: Fury Road" is a relentless chase scene set in a world burned to desert by climate change and bereft of civilization which has long since vanished in a haze of war and resource shortages. Disney's "Tomorrowland" shows a technotopian future guided by some innate wisdom that insures not only that humans will survive, but that they will thrive while building ever greater monuments to civilized life-
2014 was one of the worst in over six decades for major new oil discoveries, even though oil prices were high for most of the year.
The global recession has been especially cruel on the young.
Many people think that advocating a steady-state economy is like wishing for a miracle. I understand their reasoning and take their point—in the present era of growthism it does seem rather like advocating a miracle.
Many hydroelectric dams produce modest amounts of power yet do enormous damage to rivers and fish populations. Why not take down these aging structures, build solar farms in the drained reservoirs, and restore the natural ecology of the rivers?
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A wave of pessimism is engulfing the oil industry as prices show no signs of rebounding from multi-month lows.
In this new millennium marked by the looming threat of transnational trade deals...one unusual trade adventure, Maine Sail Freight will embark on a creative, bold journey as an act of defiance against business-as-usual.
There is an increasing consensus on the need and urgency to tackle climate change and its consequences.