Last week, some very disturbing events took place regarding 52 very large freighters (1000 foot-long class with 40,000 to 70,000 ton cargo holds) based in and on the Great Lakes. These ships, which carry millions of tons of heavy cargoes across the Lakes through the locks of St. Lawrence Seaway to the world, burn the dirtiest dregs of refinery scum in the world -- bunker C oil. This stuff is so sludgy it has to be heated to flow into the old diesels that burn it. 13 of the 52 "Lakers" as they… Continue
I am Celestino Quintana and I invite you to join the 3D Social Networking Business Youniverse World referenced by me during registration email will ask my tutor is firstname.lastname@example.org, follow these instructions to register for Youniverse World, then please contact me to inquire how you can earn money by referring… Continue
Added by Celestino on October 31, 2009 at 4:29pm —
OK, this one is a bit tongue in cheek but in retrospect, it might not be such a bad idea to create an actual Internet game (linked to live economic data) to engage the younger generation on this topic.
I'd like to challenge you to a role-playing game.
THE PREMISE OF THE GAME
Suppose (hypothetically, of course) that our entire global economy were totally… Continue
If you know German - here you can learn how to meditate... If you don't know German: This Meditation Video is nice even from the "Visual Point of View", at least during the first few minutes. - Filmed in a beautiful park in Meinberg near Hannover/Germany. Model: Carlotta, speaker: me...
Meditation helps to go to the inner space within - to become compassionate with our… Continue
Added by Sukadev Bretz on October 31, 2009 at 7:00am —
Reduced Energy Use [by You/Home/Business] = Reduced Climate Change
Home Energy Tips & Resources
Reduce Money $ spent on Heating Bills
D.I.Y. or Request Energy Audit & Money Saving Solutions
Tips and Resources 'Beat Old Man Winter':
Step 1: Check for Wind / Drafts in your Buildings Structure
Step 2: Stop the Cold Air from entering your Home/Building
Step 3: Add Insulation, Vapor Barriers, Radiant Shields, etc
Step 4: Enjoy the $ Savings &… Continue
Home Energy Tips & Resources Reduce Money $ spent on Heating Bills D.I.Y. or Request Energy Audit & Money Saving Solutions
Tips and Resources 'Beat Old Man Winter': Step 1: Check for Wind / Drafts in your Buildings Structure Step 2: Stop the Cold Air from entering your Home/Building Step 3: Add Insulation, Vapor Barriers, Radiant Shields, etc Step 4: Enjoy the $ Savings & Reduction in Global… Continue
"United Breaks Guitars" Costs Airline $180 Million in some minds
USA Green Jobs Now.Org Creates New Energy Sector Jobs and Green Jobs Now
I am sure we all have had a similar experience like this one, that was apparently the plight of Dave Carroll, a Canadian musician who says United Airlines baggage handlers smashed his favorite Taylor guitar as he changed planes at O'Hare. Anyone who's lost a bag or had their stuff damaged or lost by… Continue
What a couple of weeks it’s been and I have lots to report and something very important to ask.
There’s a new Natural Gas Caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives which is headed by Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Rep. Dan Boren (D-OK). The more than 40 bi-partisan members of the caucus held a major hearing on Capitol Hill. The Natural Gas Caucus talked about how the development of America’s natural gas resources will help set America on a path to energy independence… Continue
For the do-it-yourselfer searching for an inexpensive, easy-to-build solar water-heating system, the integral passive solar water heater (IPSWH, pronounced ipswah ) is a dream come true. All you need to get going on this down-to-earth water warmer is a discarded electric water heater tank rescued from the local… Continue
Alternative Energy enewsletter, October 29th, 2009
Sharp Solar We still have to miles to cover before solar power can replace the fossil fuels and become a cheap and effective solution for common folks. But it is indisputable that sun is the single greatest fuel source we can harness to our advantage. Solar energy can leave its impact on a global scale in a significant manner. Everyone who is blessed with a hot, sunny spot by the grace of the nature could one day power their homes… Continue
USA GREEN JOBS NOW .ORG “A BOLD NEW DIRECTION FOR EARTHS HUMANITY, CORPORATIONS, AND ITS ECOSYSTEMS.”
Business Description: USA Green Jobs Now is a professional Green marketplace for green job postings and professional search and placement, advertising, and marketing to connect employers, companies, recruiters, and candidates to fill USA Green Jobs Now. This unique green employment and advertisement modeling system makes it easy for… Continue
President Obama, like most Americans today understands the importance of renewable energy, one of the things he promised to do is re-institute american industry to produce the equipment needed for solar and wind energy.
May I suggest that one of the things the government could do is make low cost loans available for people willing to make that investment into renewable energy. At the moment the costs are sky high and given the credit crisis, most people who may have qualified for ordinary… Continue
Added by Jane Nelson on October 28, 2009 at 2:30pm —
For most of the 20th century, while America’s manufacturing industry has been fueled by oil, it has been cheap and readily available. Oil production in the United States has peaked, oil production in the world will peak within the next decade and oil is no longer "cheap.”
There’s a reason for our ever-increasing — and dangerous — dependence on foreign oil, and that’s a lack of leadership to address the… Continue
Added by Geoff Bailey on October 28, 2009 at 2:00pm —