The financial system as an accelerator and multiplier of the economic and social impacts of energy depletion.
A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.
Events in Gaza fill us with deep sadness. We have friends in both Israel and Palestine who are swept into this conflict without wanting it. To get out of this room, we have to understand how it was built and why it is here. We have to cut a window to let some light in, and then build a door from the inside out.
This past Monday Seoul City said it planned to ban Uber, the smartphone car-hailing service, and launch its own app for official taxis.
One ancient practice nearly wiped out in the United States by “progress” was the widespread use of animal power in many important endeavors, including farming, hauling, logging, herding and various types of transportation.
Russian scientists have determined that a massive crater discovered in a remote part of Siberia was probably caused by thawing permafrost.
One conversation, one community event, one social enterprise, one 'aha!' moment at a time. And hoping for the best. This is the long game.