Robert Moskowitz

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10 years 4 months ago

In a modern transportation infrastructure, bicycles play a huge part.

Until we develop some cost-effective teleportation technology ("Beam me up, Scotty!"), the need to physically move goods and people from one place to another will always be a significant element of any economy or society we develop. That's why it's heartening to know there are organizations out there like Transportation for America.

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10 years 4 months ago

According to according to new report from REN21, entitled "Renewables 2010: Global Status Report," ( which was released in Paris on July 15, 2010, we on Lifeboat Earth may be reaching a positive tipping point with respect to the growth of renewable energy.

The problem, of course, is that even to limit Global Warming to just two degrees...

10 years 4 months ago

A new report provides an in-depth analysis of the global solar thermal market, with market forecasts up through the year 2020. The report analyzes the key trends, major issues and growth opportunities in the global solar thermal market, offering details on the key countries within these emerging technologies. The report has been compiled and published by Bharat Book Bureau, a leading market research information aggregator...

10 years 4 months ago

Sustainable Development. What does it mean? Why do we care? Although I have some answers, I expect to develop a great many new questions and even more new answers in the coming months and years, as I serve within the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans.

This isn't my first outing in the world of Sustainable Development. When I was growing up, my father was big into recycling newspapers, composting kitchen garbage, and living lightly on the Earth. It just made sense. Four decades ago, it made sense to me not to commute to...