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Why we should think carefully about Rudd's $42 billion Nation Building and Jobs Plan

Writer and ecologist, Hugh Spencer, kicks off discussion here about Kevin Rudd's proposed $42 billion Nation Building and Jobs Plan. "The only component of the scheme that I can wholeheartedly agree with is the roof insulation - but even then, it requires a far more coherent energy target - as 'roof insulation' can mean damn near anything...."

ASPO Event Barcelona:From Below Ground to Above Ground

Humans live in and from the biosphere. But in the first decade of the 21st Century, 85 percent of the primary energy consumed by the 6.7 billion humans comes from the lithosphere.

Centro Properties Group Ex-chairman didn't see 'debt bombshell' coming

How could someone in charge of borrowing billions from banks, to deploy energy and resources for multi-million dollar developments, be so energy and resources naive that they did not see the energy-linked "debt bombshell" coming?

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The life story of matter and its attribute, energy

Energy is often defined as ‘the ability to do work’ or ‘the ability to do something useful’. They are very misleading definitions that have contributed substantially to the dire situation that civilization is in today.

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