Category Archives: Sustainability

Smartphone OS and security updates

Feb 16 2019 – Kevin Yaworski I stopped getting similar OS updates to the one in the image below on my Samsung Note 4 with Roger’s after two major updates or about two years and then stopped even getting security … Continue reading

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Unless It Changes, Capitalism Will Starve Humanity By 2050 – Forbes

(Credit: ZINIYANGE AUNTONY/AFP/Getty Images) — Feb 9th 2019 – Forbes plus added commentary. “Capitalism has generated massive wealth for some, but it’s devastated the planet and has failed to improve human well-being at scale.” “We are killing the earth as … Continue reading

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Canada’s Answer to Tesla Is a $15,500 Electric Three-Wheeler

Feb 12 2019 – Bloomberg — Commentary Canada’s Answer to Tesla Is a $15,500 Electric Three-Wheeler I wouldn’t compare it to a Tesla and would be interesting to see who it handles our winter weather and roads with good tires … Continue reading

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California utility’s bankruptcy filing is a warning about hidden climate-change financial risk

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Trump’s wall – good or bad idea?

Trump visits prototypes of Donald Trump’s proposed border wall in San Diego, California. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images — Jan 11 2018 – Kevin Yaworski With the US government shutdown into three weeks now this is getting lots of attention … Continue reading

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Citizen assemblies via sortition verses elections

Opinion January 11 2019 – Kevin Yaworski Reverting to citizens’ assemblies selected via sortition rather than election and with banishment or ostracizing of too-powerful politicians maybe the answer to many of the serious issues facing modern democracies and the public. … Continue reading

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Building blocks of ocean food web in rapid decline as plankton productivity plunges

Falling plankton numbers is another blow for fisheries like crab and shrimp, which have been in decline. (CBC) — https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/ocean-phytoplankton-zooplankton-food-web-1.4927884 Archive below including some comments from Captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation group and others. —

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