Our Changing Times: Electronics and Other Stuff

This is the sixth in the series ˜Our Changing Times”. It is about how we are starting to alter our way of living in response to global climate change.Last time we talked about how there is a tread towards greater communication at all levels of society. This communication results in a reduction in carbon emissions by reducing unneeded paper production and its associated transportation. Changes are taking place rapidly in many of the common items we use everyday. When was the last time you had to windup your radio? Continue reading

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Our Changing Times: Communication

This is the fifth in the series “Our Changing Times”. It is about how we are starting to alter our way of living in response to global climate change.Last time we talked about how there is a tread away from centralization and towards a more distributed system of supply and consumption. While this may seem to increase dollar and carbon costs to the supplier it greatly reduces the same costs to the consumer. This is because alternative forms of transportation are used under this system like bicycles and walking. Overall, both costs are reduced thus providing for a smaller carbon footprint. One other change that is accelerating due to global warming is how we communicate. Continue reading

Back up at last!

My primary hard drive crashed so I’ve not been able to post for a couple of weeks. I had a difficult time finding my old win95 disc to reinstall my xp upgrade.I’ll post the next article in the current series this weekend and be more focused now that things are back on an even keel.

Think Global – Act Local!

Our Changing Times: Getting Around

This is the second the series˜Our Changing Times”. It is about how we are starting to alter our way of living in response to global climate change.Last time we talked about institutions changing in response to global warming. There is more to it that just corporate paradigm shifts. Changes are taking place at the local level predicated on how we live our lives. An example of this grass-roots type of change is in how we get ourselves from one place to another. Continue reading