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|Archived Since:||March 4, 2008|
Nothing is being done to stop greenhouse gas emissions. Instead the west continues fighting energy wars to support US autosprawl. At least 24 killed in Malaysia, Thailand floods as 200,000 evacuated | Al Jazeera America : "Severe flooding...Show More Summary
BetterCities : "How did the transportation planning and engineering professions go so wrong? In the Journal of the American Planning Association, Eric Dumbaugh of Florida Atlantic University explains how some tenets of modern street design grew out of conjecture, not science, that seemed reasonable at the time. Show More Summary
Russia has been rising in power as the US is bogged down by resistance in Ukraine, Iraq, and Syria. Saudi oil is running out, costing more every day to pump water in and out. Cheap oil is the cornerstone of western power.Now they have to use the last of their oil and risk financial chaos to weaken Russia. Show More Summary
NYTimes.com: "Increased transit use also reflects an increasingly urban lifestyle by younger residents who demand more walkable, bikeable, transit-friendly communities, Ms. Scott said.More transit use is one sign of a shift away from a suburban lifestyle that characterized a previous generation but may not be compatible with newer ones, Ms. Show More Summary
Why cities need public transport to be competitive | CityMetric: "There’s one last element in how public transport helps make cities more competitive: that’s what we call the “global appeal” of a city. Public transport networks and infrastructure...Show More Summary
Comment by North Coast : "Make use of the temporary glut and low prices to prep for much tighter oil supplies in the future, and unaffordable prices. Now is the time to arrange your life for much lower energy consumption. That meansShow More Summary
As the system of debt and energy-waste continues to collapse, more and more people rise up and fight back. The elites are seeking the support of the middle class to crush the poor. They stage hostage situations for maximum media effect. Show More Summary
Lower oil prices are not being driven by lower costs. They are a combination of falling demand and economic war between US/KSA vs Russia/Iran.In exchange for lower price, we will get higher unemployment and more war. There will never be more easy oil -- the cost of extracting oil will continue to rise, regardless of the price.
Report Says $163 Billion Needed Annually for Transportation Infrastructure | Construction Equipment: "To meet the combined surface transportation needs, it would require an investment of $163 billion investment per year in surface transportation over a six year period. Show More Summary
Peak Prosperity: "There are a hundred flashing red warning signs coming to us from the environment, the Earth, and all of its supporting ecosystems. Either we get off the 'growth at any cost' express train or we risk wrecking important,...Show More Summary
In the US, children have been taught for years that Columbus was a great man who discovered America. In reality, he was one of the most brutal murderers that ever lived.That is just the beginning of the lies.If the US corporate TV media would show pictures of victims of US military for just 1 minute per hour, it would change the world.
Do you know how much fossil fuel is built into a wind turbine? Most renewables are just a distraction from what must happen. The energy hogs, less than 20% of the worlds population, have to: stop wasting energy stop developing stop killing poor people start sharing Renewables will not solve the energy/climate problem. Show More Summary
TransUnion: Auto Loan Delinquency Rate and Debt Rise Again: "CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 24, 2014) - Auto loan delinquency rates jumped nearly 13% in the last year to close Q3 2014 at 1.16%. At the same time, auto loan debt rose for the 14th straight quarter to $17,352. Show More Summary
Many people use social media to try to save ourselves from energy waste and energy wars. The solutions we suggest threaten the income of bond holders.They control social media and their strategy is to eliminate anonymity.If they succeed, the discussion can be turned away from ideas and to personalitiesThen they can apply the carrot and stick.
We have collected links on our "library" blog. These documents provide ample research to show what should be intuitively obvious. Cars waste. They waste money, resources, and finally, the biosphere.Here is the link to the library http://fptlib.blogspot.com
Oil Change : "by providing subsidies for fossil-fuel exploration, the G20 countries are creating a ‘triple-lose’ scenario. They are directing large volumes of finance into high-carbon assets that cannot be exploited without catastrophic climate effects."
truthout : "The "transportation sector" has not slowed down even with bankruptcies and throat-cutting air bags and sudden electrical shut-offs at high speeds. We are still driving 250 million vehicles in the US, increasing the miles and number of vehicles every year, with the knowledge that we are killing ourselves. Show More Summary
AL.com: "You need not be a fan of urban buses or high-speed trains to have concerns about transportation funding and infrastructure in Alabama. There's also a crisis looming for folks committed to roads and bridges. Federal and state gasoline taxes, which support these projects, haven't been adjusted since the 1990s and aren't indexed for inflation. Show More Summary
Zory information: "In ?orach held International Conference. Free public transport in the world. The debate was attended by representatives of cities from all over the world. Among other things, the Chinese Chengdu, Estonia Tallinn, the Italian Trentino and Latvia Jurmala. Show More Summary
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