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  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_node_status::operator_form() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::operator_form(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/modules/node/views_handler_filter_node_status.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 0.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /home/dxyndcdf/public_html/_drupal6/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.

Hans Rosling's Magic Washing Machine. Machines of progress, resource use and the developping world.

What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine. In under 10 minutes Hans Rosling does us the service of providing a solution to the argument that "the developping world musn't consume like the developped world as there arn't enough resources". In his TED talk at TEDWomen in Dec 2010 he puts to us the case for allowing developping countries access to the machines of progress. 

Podcast from LSE: The Plundered Planet

There is a battle for the future of our planet between profiteers who threaten to destroy natural resources for gain and backward-looking environmental romantics who thwart constructive development. Paul Collier uses his ground-breaking research to offer realistic and sustainable solutions that reconcile the immediate needs of the world's growing population without despoiling the planet for future generations.

Podcast from LSE: The Plundered Planet

There is a battle for the future of our planet between profiteers who threaten to destroy natural resources for gain and backward-looking environmental romantics who thwart constructive development. Paul Collier uses his ground-breaking research to offer realistic and sustainable solutions that reconcile the immediate needs of the world's growing population without despoiling the planet for future generations.

Capping resource use and 'how (not) to resolve the energy crisis'

On the odd occasion my online meanderings bring forth something relevant to the CONVERGE project. In the case of Low-Tech Magazine, I came accross it via a facebook status-update. According to the update: Low-Tech magazine 'refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution'; well that seemed sensible, so I read on. The article in low-tech magazine which caught my eye was "How (not) to resolve the energy crisis". It describes how regardless of all the wonderful renewable technology out there, we are increasingly dependent on fossil fuels.

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