Posts tagged with ‘Diesel’

Assange Given Ecuadorian Asylum

August 16, 2012

Assange Given Ecuadorian Asylum – but what next? This is the full text released by Ecuador for their reasons for Assange’s successful application.  See original text at the end. But What is to Happen Now? For now, Assange will have to stay in the Embassy.  Ecuador has asked for assurances about his safe passage, but […]

Three Good Environment Plans

November 3, 2009

This week, I’ve become aware of three excellent initiatives that are focussing people’s energies, creativity, and cash(!) into positive solutions to the global energy crisis.  It just shows what can be done – and these projects are not difficult or hard to creative creatures like ourselves. Big Mirrors in the Desert This is a $400billion […]

Humphrey Hawksley and the Chip Fat Conundrum

April 13, 2009

Humphrey Hawksley in an article on today’s BBC News website has reported the (blindingly obvious, some might say) results of a 25-year American study into the effects of air pollution (specifically vehicle and industrial) on life expectancy. City air pollution ‘shortens life’ Basically, it’s bad! I live next to an A-class road, busy with holiday […]

Use the Green Stick, Mr Postman!

December 16, 2008

Workers and ordinary intelligent users of the Post Office Royal Mail system (“the post”), must be very worried by the latest news about the holistic vertically integrated business that was “the post” being further split up and creamed off. see 50,000 jobs at risk in break-up of Royal Mail or Royal Mail faces call to […]

Mini E – an Enviromental Disaster Looms from Muddled Thinking

December 7, 2008

Truly this car is the pits. -and here’s how.. The engineers seem to have responded with the most short-term planning possible to a demand from the BMW marketing department to make the company look green now that sales of their monster cars are down 40%.  Some “ad” bloke has said “clean electricity, that’s the way […]