Tag: environment

  • Solar Oven

    Secretive energy startup backed by Bill Gates achieves solar breakthrough-CNN: https://edition.cnn.com/2019/11/19/business/heliogen-solar-energy-bill-gates/index.html Before that:  This climate problem is bigger than cars and much harder to solve – Vox: https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2019/10/10/20904213/climate-change-steel-cement-industrial-heat-hydrogen-ccs

  • Sun Cream

    Sun Cream Différences entre écran solaire minéral et filtre UV chimique – ecocentric: https://www.ecocentric.fr/blog/index/billet/14446_filtres-solaires-nanos Hawaii approves sunscreen ban in an effort to save coral reefs – TreeHugger: https://www.treehugger.com/ocean-conservation/hawaii-approves-sunscreen-ban-effort-save-coral-reefs.html Which sunscreen should you choose? – Mary Poffenroth – Ted ed: https://youtu.be/JX8rv_natkw To check if your sunscreen is good for your health and the environment: – Cosmetics […]

  • Turn

    “Look back and take a picture of the Earth”, Carl Sagan told the Apollo 17 astronauts Who were oriented towards space Photographing distant planets and stars. “Turn back, there’s no need to look to the future!” When, for the first time, Humans cause disasters At the magnitude of natural disasters, You chose not to look […]

  • “WE ARE NOT FOOLED”

    NOUS NE SOMMES PAS DUPES – Collectif Yellow Submarine This is a translation of the “Nous ne sommes pas dupes” petition found here http://www.nousnesommespasdupes.fr and there: https://www.change.org/p/collectif-yellow-submarine-gmail-com-l-appel-des-artistes-et-créateur-rice-s-nous-ne-sommes-pas-dupes WE ARE NOT FOOLED THE CALL OF ARTISTS AND CREATORS For several months now, the Yellow Vest movement, unprecedented in the history of the Fifth Republic, has been beating the pavement […]

  • Short circuited mass distribution 

    Even if supermarkets are beginning to phase-out, the G20 economy does not seem to be suffering. Hypermarkets may even have been detrimental to growth:  – G20 GDP Growth – Fourth quarter of 2018, Stable GDP growth in G20 area OECD – OECD: https://www.oecd.org/newsroom/g20-gdp-growth-fourth-quarter-2018-oecd.htm Hypermarkets and shopping malls are now doubting their survival: – Will ShoppingMalls […]

  • It is not equal time the creationists want. … Don’t kid yourself. They want all the time there is. 

    It is not equal time the creationists want. … Don’t kid yourself. They want all the time there is.  (…) Science is complex and chilling. The mathematical language of science is understood by very few. The vistas it presents are scary—an enormous universe ruled by chance and impersonal rules, empty and uncaring, ungraspable and vertiginous. […]

  • The Message Behind “Colors of The Wind”

    The Message Behind “Colors Of The Wind”: https://www.theodysseyonline.com/the-message-behind-colors-of-the-wind Pocahontas | Colors of the Wind | Disney Sing-Along:  Colors of the Wind | Wikipedia: Click here to read the article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colors_of_the_Wind “Schwartz wanted to write a song for the film wherein Pocahontas confronts the Eurocentrism of John Smith. “Colors of the Wind” was the first song written […]

  • Patterson

    The Most Important Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of – Mental Floss: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/94569/clair-patterson-scientist-who-determined-age-earth-and-then-saved-it

  • La Terre vue de près

    (via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghkQoJoipbM) La Terre vue de près – UNESCO: http://www.unesco.org/archives/multimedia/?pg=33&s=films_details&id=1570 Entretien avec Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Ambassadeur de bonne volonté du Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement: http://www.un.org/apps/newsFr/newsmakersF.asp?NewsID=21#.WkN1dbaZPNA

  • Fight food waste

    Buy only what you need, invent recipes from what will rot first, be creative.