The world’s future of oil and gas demand does more and more appear to be tied with that of China and India, as demand from the OECD countries declines. Italy as a typical OECD country never had an oil industry to speak of but did manage to have gone through all the ups and downs […]
The 44th WorldSkills Competition were held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, AbuDhabi, United Arab Emirates from 14 through 19 October 2017. For more information visit worldskillsabudhabi2017.com . As can be seen in the competition results provided in the WorldSkills 2017 Competition in Abu Dhabi site, there is not a single presence of any of […]
At a time when some of the MENA countries are taking drastic measures such as opting for Shale Oil and / or reinforcing their production cut, most other countries are considering all segments of the renewable energy for obvious purposes as agreed upon in the Paris Agreement. In the United Kingdom, many were wondering whether […]
Mark Schapiro as an investigative journalist specializing in the environment wrote this article for The FERN’S AG INSIDER to bring us this alluring piece of news coming out of Syria for a change. It is about those seeds from the Fertile Crescent coming to the help of the world of hunger. Here it is with our compliments to the publishers..
The Climate Catastrophe We’re All Ignoring is a light hearted article published on Friday, September 15, 2017 by Common Dreams elaborated by Jeremy Lent on the dreadful situation we found ourselves in. Jeremy hits the right melo-dramatic not by starting with :
As fossil fuel-based economies continue, millions are suffering around the world.
The picture above is of Flooding in Bangladesh that has submerged a third of the country. (Photo: British Red Cross)
Imagine you’re driving your shiny new car too fast along a wet, curvy road. You turn a corner and realize you’re heading straight for a crowd of pedestrians. If you slam on your brakes, you’d probably skid and damage your car. So you keep your foot on the accelerator, heading straight for the crowd, knowing they’ll be killed and maimed, but if you keep driving fast enough no-one will be able to catch you and you might just get away scot-free.
As put by one commentator of the following article in which we’re advised to Talk about Local ‘Pollution’ not Global Warming saying: “I agree. The reason why the debate (in English) has typically been centered around climate change is because pollution is by-and-large a problem in the developing world only, whereas climate change will also impact those in the developed world. How can we make a better scientific case for climate change to convince the public? So that the public will put pressure on policy-makers? So that they put the right incentives for private capital and businesses to tackle pollution and climate change? . . “. .