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Sustainability and Rare Earth Elements

SUSTAINABILITY, RENEWABLE ENERGY AND RARE EARTH ELEMENTS Eric Schelter The rare earth elements are used in renewable energy applications such as wind power, hybrid- and electric vehicles. However, the current globalized supply chain of rare earths is neither environmentally nor economically sustainable. Illegal mining and smuggling...

Chris Martenson’s Crash Course

You will learn about: # CHAPTER DURATION TRANSLATIONS -- Introduction (on this page, above) 1:47 Español, Deutsch, Français 1 Three Beliefs 1:46 Español, Deutsch, Français 2 The Three "E"s 1:38 Español, Deutsch, Français 3 Exponential Growth 6:20 Español, Deutsch, Français 4 Compounding is the Problem 3:06 Español, Deutsch, Français 5 Growth vs. Prosperity 3:40 Español, Deutsch, Français 6 What is Money? 5:55 Español, Deutsch, Français 7 Money Creation 4:19 Español, Deutsch, Français 8 The Fed - Money Creation 7:13 Español, Deutsch, Français 9 A Brief History of US Money 7:14 Español, Deutsch, Français 10 Inflation 11:48 Español, Deutsch, Français 11 How Much Is A Trillion? 3:28 Español, Deutsch, Français 12 Debt 12:32 Español, Deutsch, Français 13 A National Failure To Save 12:06 Español, Deutsch, Français 14 Assets & Demographics 13:41 Español, Deutsch, Français 15 Bubbles 14:10 Español, Deutsch, Français 16 Fuzzy Numbers 15:52 Español, Deutsch, Français 17a Part A: Peak Oil 17:52 Español, Deutsch, Français 17b Part B: Energy Budgeting 12:15 Español, Deutsch, Français 17c Part...

Review of Herman Daly’s “Beyond Growth”

Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development (1997, Boston, MA: Beacon Press).  Written by: Herman Daly Reviewed by: Trip O’Shea, December, 2008 Source: http://erb.umich.edu/erbperspective/2008/12/01/book-review-20/ Up until the recent global financial meltdown, the predominant mantra of sustainable development and poverty reduction from World Bank technocrats to New York Times editorial pages seemed to...

IOSD and EUCLID University

EUCLID (Euclid University) is both IOSD's parent institution (since 2008) but also, historically, its brainchild. Today and after years of hard work, Euclid University (EUCLID for short) has become a sizable and respected institution of higher learning with a very rare status as an intergovernmental...