Posts Tagged ‘doomsters’

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    The Seven Billionth Baby

    Oct 29, 11 • 234 Views • No Comments

    On October 12, 1999, according to the United Nations, the 6 billionth person (approximately) in the world was born. At the time, the UN projected the arrival of number 7 billion during 2013. Now though, the due date has been changed to this Monday. With 8 and...  [read more]

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    Defrosting the Doughnut Hole

    Oct 19, 11 • 251 Views • No Comments

    A global phenomenon will open up new areas for oil exploration, enable ships to take shortcuts, and provide easier access to world markets for iron ore and other minerals. The phenomenon? Global warming. Because of global warming, the polar ice sheet is...  [read more]

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    Doomster or Boomster?

    Jan 6, 11 • 1195 Views • No Comments

    Agree or disagree? “Both the jayhawk and the man eat chickens, but the more jayhawks, the fewer chickens, while the more men, the more chickens.” The quote is from 19th century economist Henry George but it relates to a report from the FAO (Food...  [read more]