Civilization and the ability to store

The ability to store valuable products to balance times of overabundance and times of under-supply is a basic of civilization.



  The granaries of egypt


What would have been with egypt without the ability to store corn? In the good years, the price for corn would have dropped far in the bottomless, in the poor years, food riots would have smashed the government. They would have create nothing, what is possible to admire some thousand years later.

  Overexploitation of fossil stock


At what abilities should be our current civilization measured? On the ability of Overexploitation of fossil stock? The lightheartedness to put the waste of a primitive usage of fossil stock by burning into the air? At the a bility to put measureless damage on the following generations?

  Prerequisite for a civilization


Correct respectable energy, not coming from the overexploitation of fossil stock, has to have the possibility to be stored to balance the differences between offer and demand.

Correct respectable energy is sun, wind and water. Biomass will be need as raw material and have a very small roll in the energy supply.



  2008 The bungle of politics by inaction


The oil price increased January in a very short time to $100. The inaction of the politicians is saddening, because it's goes about our standard of living.

Fossil energy means recession
The decrease of the oil price in the last days proofs: fossil energy means recession. A growth of the world economy is only with renewable energy possible.


Banking crisis
The production facilities are all intact, only the finance system is groggy. This is a big chance for the politic to do with the production something reasonable.


Oil production becomes a roulette game
The extrem fast declining oil price damages the oil industry much more, than $180 oil price. Investments in costly explorations became extrem risky.


Stock market crisis
There are political streams believing that the stock market will solve all problems of mankind. But how can a stable full of disturbed chickens cause something positive?


Oil price and economic growth
Do we want recession? The dedicing question is not how high the oil price is in a recession, but at 2% economic growth.


2008 The begin of the end of the oil age
Many indicators show a clear result: In the history books will be the year 2008 chained to the begin of the end of the oil age.





CO2 tax determination
2 complete different ideas for the determination of a CO2 tax, replacement of social security costs and the costs to for the removal of CO2 in the atmosphere have the same range.


Dreadful doing nothing
The IEA shows in a complete sharp turn of previous prognoses a catastrophe szenario, the oil price is already beyond §122 and the politicians play clerk Mikado.


G8 want to reduce CO2 emission by 50% until 2050
In Kobe, the environment ministers of the G8 agreed to lower the carbon dioxide emissions until 2050 to the half. A very unrealistic target.


The quarrel about the imperator's beard
France and Germany support the target of the EU commission to reduce the emission of Carbon Dioxide until 2012 to 120 g CO2/km at cars.


Subventions against increasing oil price
Subventions to decrease the demand for crude oil can be highly profitable for the industrial countries by damping the increase of the oil price.


High oil price pays the exit from crude oil
When 1 million barrel a day less demand reduces the oil price by $20, this can be used as the base for a rentability caclulation for the exit from oil.


Oil conference: oil price reaches $140
What would You think, when a junkie promisses his mother to get away from the oildope and 5 minutes later, he whines pitifully at a dealer?


ECB prime rate increase counter productively
The inflation is caused nearly only by the high oil price. The escape from oil needs investitions in new technology, aggravated by the higher prime rate.


When will be electric power from natural gas twice as expensive as solar
Solar electric power is cheaper than Diesel, but look on the streets, what is driving there? It can be only called a complete failure of politics and economy.




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