Category Archives: News

The silent revolution: is the electric bike a black swan?

The media and the public are staring at the lacklustre growth in the sales of the electrical car, and meanwhile it seems they miss the revolution happening under their nose. For mobility in the city or the suburbs, the ideal … Continue reading

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Peak Oil, the problem or the solution?

I was reading the three futures black swan posting by Paul, and wondered whether Peak Oil would really be such a disruption to the way we work. It seems indeed that Peak oil is now mainstream in the public debate, … Continue reading

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The Black Rabbit and Permaculture

I have been very quiet on my blog lately, as I was totally absorbed by my garden. It is the first time in many years I am living in a home with a real garden where I can grow my … Continue reading

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Galileo Day Campaign: 29 February 2012

Reposting, because it only gets more actual: The day to celebrate the Earth and Science Leap day is the single day we all think about our place in the universe, and how we know that place; it honors the earth … Continue reading

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Sunday Paper – New Years’ edition

The Best Dishes of 2010 – NYTimes.com – The 15 best things The Times’s restaurant critic ate in New York City in 2010. Enjoy! Iraq Encounter – Watching a Faith Healer at Work – NYTimes.com : Patient-focused treatment impresses an … Continue reading

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Sunday Paper

Some articles to remember: What Makes Good Aid *Good Aid*? – I like very much his take on “local”. New study shows humans are on auto pilot nearly half the time You were saying? Tom Chatfield: 7 ways games reward … Continue reading

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The Sunday paper

The Climate Catastrophe Trail Leads to Our Doorstep – Believe It | David Wheeler | Global Development: Views from the Center Promises promises: When politicians don’t deliver – The Essential Read Every politician knows that the key to winning elections … Continue reading

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Can Haiti count on us? Seriously?

To cut a long story short: yes, you should donate to Haiti. How and to whom is a secondary question. Haiti has touched a raw nerve with the professional aid cynics. A case in point is William Easterly, the champion for … Continue reading

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