Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

Argument 3: Security

Argument 3: Security

Wealth in the modern world is based on oil. As a result, oil creates conflicts. Hydrogen doesn't have to be stolen; it is not a source of power struggles. Hydrogen is everywhere. | August 2003 issue Energy is the basis of wealth. The Roman Empire was founded on slave labour. Wealth in the modern Read More...

Argument 4: Division of wealth

Argument 4: Division of wealth

Hydrogen will not only supply the rich with energy. The same hydrogen fuel cell that provides power to a house in New York will also supply energy for a hut in a Delhi suburb. | August 2003 issue Television has projected a view of Western wealth to the furthest corners of the earth. The Read More...

High on hydrogen

High on hydrogen

It is possible, it is necessary: six arguments for a fast energy revolution.Jurriaan Kamp | August 2003 issue Politicians, the business community and protest groups rarely agree on important issues. Except this one: the current economy, founded on the polluting burning of fossil fuels, will be Read More...

On to the hydrogen economy wit

On to the hydrogen economy with seven-league strides

While politicians and oil companies speak of the need for fresh billion-dollar investments, Amory Lovins points the way to the hydrogen economy with the help of existing means and technology, and within existing investment budgets. | August 2003 issue While politicians and oil companies speak of Read More...

The abundance of H2

The abundance of H2

... and a bit of chemistry. Hydrogen for dummies. | August 2003 issue The oil and gas supply is running out. It took millions of years for fossil fuels to evolve. Hydrogen, however, is available now and in abundance. In fact, 75% of the universe, as we know it, consists of hydrogen. The hydrogen Read More...

Myth 6: Biotechnology solves t

Myth 6: Biotechnology solves the problems of industrial agriculture

Not true. Biotechnology offers no solution to these problems. Marco Visscher| April 2003 issue The belief in the sanctity of industrial agriculture is based on a blind faith in technology. Accordingly, agro industry followers were quick to come up with a solution to cover up the cracks in their Read More...

Bio diversity

Bio diversity

EM in natural forestry management Marco Visscher | March 2003 issue A sandy path runs from the Kyusei Nature Farming Center to the forest atop a small mountain. For years this area was plagued by the same problem facing many natural forests in the tropics: the continual threat of forest fires. Read More...

Deodorant

Deodorant

EM in waste processing Marco Visscher | March 2003 issue Rubbish in the tropics. It's just about the most disgusting combination imaginable. In the tropical heat a waste processing plant is not exactly a tourist attraction - if only because the stench keeps visitors away. In Praekkasa, a half-hour Read More...

Getting to the bottom of it

Getting to the bottom of it

EM for water purificationMarco Visscher | March 2003 issue The idea came right from the mayor. A 300 metre-long pond in Nakornrajsima was heavily polluted and stank as a result. Fish were dying and people were suffering from stomach and intestinal ailments that were linked to the polluted water. Read More...

I'd rather have results t

I'd rather have results than theory

'Competition should remain limited to areas that are not crucial to the preservation of life.' EM-inventor Teruo Higa on the beauty of agriculture and and a new technological revolution.Teruo Higa | March 2003 issue When I went to secondary school, I earned my tuition by selling cabbage and Read More...