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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tons Of Secrets

Human Population Size Today

"The global energy system is dynamic in nature and has evolved over time. This chapter presents the changing characteristics of the global energy system. It analyses the energy supply, transformation and demand subsystems and highlights the past trends. It applies the concept of sustainable energy security (SES) and examines the availability, affordability, efficiency and acceptability of the global energy system. The chapter also presents some results of energy models to identify the characteristics of future energy system. The assessment of the past trends and future energy scenarios reveals that the world is addicted to fossil fuels. It emerges that the energy system is resistant to change, and unless appropriate measures are introduced in the next few years, the global energy system is likely to continue on the current path which would threaten SES. The chapter presents some challenges in attaining SES and concludes that while efforts are being taken to transform the global energy system, the pace of change is inadequate."

Kapil Narula  (2018) The Maritime Dimension of Sustainable Energy Security. pp 23-49.  Global Energy System and Sustainable Energy Security.


"Old, unproductive oil and gas wells (In Alberta) could cost up to $70B to clean up, says new report." 

By Kyle Bakx · CBC News · Posted

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Truth and Reconciliation

"A Young Mi'kmaq Girl"  - Image Restored from a 'Magic Glass Lantern Slide' Taken by Rev. Byron Ulric Hatfield (Born in Nova Scotia 1865)

"The way my actions can help is by talking about what happened and encouraging people to talk about that part of history."

Hayden Sheppard - Grade 6, from Milford, N.S.

"We must walk down a path of reconciliation from now on.  Together and forever."

Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip

Saturday, February 23, 2019