Archive for the 'Economy' Category

Zeitgeist – Moving Forward

• February, 2011

This Zeitgeist movie does touch various strings concerning the current and past problems of our societies. Therefore it should kick-start most people into thinking and reflecting on the situation… Whether too extreme or not, we can’t ignore the essence. It’s been time for REAL change for quite some time now…

Carbonated Drinks: Learn the Truth!

• July, 2010

Carbonated Drinks: Learn the Truth! A study by a Brazilian Professor from Matto Grosso Federal University has revealed the shocking truth about the effects of having a can of a carbonated drink. Learn what happens inside your body in the sixty minutes after you glug down your refreshing sizzling drink…and think carefully! After just ten minutes, 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your body, 100% of the daily recommended dose. You do not immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because the Phosphoric acid in the drink

16 ships create as much pollution as all the cars in the world

• February, 2010

16 ships create as much pollution as all the cars in the world By Fred Pearce Last week it was revealed that 54 oil tankers are anchored off the coast of Britain, refusing to unload their fuel until prices have risen. But that is not the only scandal in the shipping world. Today award-winning science writer Fred Pearce – environmental consultant to New Scientist and author of Confessions Of An Eco Sinner – reveals that the super-ships that keep the West in everything from Christmas

Waste = Food – A Cradle to Cradle principle

• October, 2009

Waste = Food – A Cradle to Cradle principle Waste = Food is the principle doctrine of the Cradle to Cradle concept of environmentally safe production cycles. The Dutch version of this documentary caused for incredible movement on the Sustainable business front. Links: Sustainable Cities Wikipedia – Cradle to Cradle Design

Scientists make ‘artificial leaf’ to generate clean power

• August, 2009

Scientists make ‘artificial leaf’ to generate clean power By Telegraph Reporter Scientists are trying to copy the process of photosynthesis by making an “artificial leaf” to generate clean power. Through photosynthesis plants use sunlight to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugar. It is the most effective solar energy conversion process on Earth and all power needs for a year could be met by the energy contained in the sunlight hitting the Earth in one hour.

Shipping Containers Converted Into Homes

• July, 2009

Shipping Containers Converted Into Homes Eric Bland, Discovery News With the housing market down and foreclosures way up, building a new home might not be the first thing on people’s mind, but a Salt Lake City-based company has a new kind of home in mind. Gorilla Designs is working to turn idle shipping containers into affordable, high quality homes to last a lifetime. The company was founded in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, said Roi Maufus of Gorilla Designs. “After Katrina, we realized that normal