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Low-Tech vs. High-Tech in the fight against Climate Change

Posted by on Apr 27, 2010 in Climate Change | 11 comments

Low-Tech vs. High-Tech in the fight against Climate Change

The eruption of a rather small volcano in Iceland in April 2010 showed the world the susceptibility of High tech to small incidents. As for this incident it just caused a lot of inconvenience for the passengers and a couple of hundred millions in losses for the airlines and the economy. As bad as that is it is it but gives us a taste of things to come should the Climate Change. In this case this rather minor incident has to be multiplied by an, as yet, unknown factor. What will happen when the...

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The TOTEM in Universities

Posted by on Apr 12, 2010 in Totem | 3 comments

The TOTEM in Universities

The TOTEM System is a technical facility and consists as depicted in this website of old and reliable technologies. Without excluding new technologies as Fuel Cell technology. The single units are a Bio-Gas Plant, a Gas Turbine, a Steam Turbine, Water Mills, Wind Mills and Solar Panels. It is co called Low-Tech. But there is no reason why they shouldn’t be in High End versions! Besides Low Tech is appropriate for all the people in the world. The new approach of Nesseq.com is the...

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