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Addiction and Climate Change

Posted by on May 28, 2011 in Ecology | 0 comments

Addiction and Climate Change

One can get really confused about the term addiction(1). In the original sense an addict was someone who used psychoactive substances. Alcoholism was once considered a disease and not an addiction. Although in fact it is also an addiction. The term addiction has become much broader now. Today, it seems, everyone is addicted to something. There is the workaholic. Obesity is a form of addiction to food. Gambling is an addiction as well. Promiscuity is today regarded as sex addiction. Even...

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Three to Four Problems

Posted by on May 17, 2011 in Climate Change | 7 comments

Three to Four Problems

Today we know, or should know, that 3 problems are lurking just around the corner, in the not too far future. These problems are: 1. World Population – WP 2. Climate Change – CC 3. Global Debts – GD Some might object, that CC is a scam. And perhaps they are right. But what if it is not a scam? Who is going to take responsibility then? All these CC-deniers? I don’t think so. Their grand children will take the can for them! Since a CC is probable, it qualifies as a...

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Municipalities and Climate Change

Posted by on May 4, 2011 in Sustainability | 1 comment

Municipalities and Climate Change

I live in Tel Aviv/Israel, where the sun shines 24/365. Well, almost. Rainy days are rare in Israel the rain extends from October until May. The precipitation peak is from December to February. Mostly it is short torrential rains, after which the sun shines again. Constant, for some days, clouds in which the sun is not to be seen are seldom. An interesting point is that for the last decade or so, the average yearly rainfall becomes less. This means, the sun shines more often, than in the years...

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