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On Saving Energy

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Ecology, Featured | 0 comments

On Saving Energy

Humanity is for ever energy hungry. We always were, even in prehistoric times. Of course, then the energy needed was much smaller, than what we need today. Still it needed a lot of human energy to collect the wood and to use sticks or flintstones to ignite the fire. It was also not the most efficient way to utilize energy. It seems to be a paradox, that on the one hand this world is inundated by energy and on the other hand we human beings never have enough energy. The energy of the sun is...

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

Posted by on Sep 22, 2011 in Sustainability | 5 comments

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!

In times of economic depressions the first thing happening is the loss of jobs. Then one can hear the politicians promising to create jobs, if they win the next election. Unemployment is the hallmark of a economy in crisis. The stock exchange plummets first and then jobs are lost. I don’t care too much about the stock exchange. The speculators know about the risks they are taking. They have the dream of making much money in a short time and, such is life, the dream sometimes turns out to...

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