Monthly Archives: March 2009

Environmentally friendly tourism

The yearly Gothenburg tourism fair is the largest travel event in Sweden. The bus operators and manufacturers take the opportunity to inform the visitors. This year I took part in the panel debate on the “Future of the bus”. The … Continue reading

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A changing world

Some years ago I discovered the Gapminder site http://www.gapminder.org/. It’s essentially a user interface to UN statistic database, but what an inspiration! I apreciated the depth from Hans Roslings inspired presentations TED talks (you find them easily at Youtube or … Continue reading

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We are about to leave the era of cheap oil

Paradigm shift is a word to be used scarcely. At this years Swedish National Energy Convention most of the speakers agreed that we are about to leave the era of cheap oil. Ugur Ocal at IEA contributed to the impression … Continue reading

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Environmental benefits of BRT

Greg Fuhs and Dario Hidalgo, active at the undisputed World Resource Institute (WRI home page) recently made a study comparing light rail and BRT system efficiency. Julia Levit of the Seatle based Worldchanging organisation made an interview with the two … Continue reading

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