Waste-Free Economy

Here’s an intriguing new perspective about a positive trend that’s already happening in many parts of our lives and will likely be spreading to more.

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How Netflix-ication Can Deliver

A Waste-Free Circular Economy

 

When products turn into services, the business

model isn’t about selling you the next widget.

It’s about longevity, repairability, and sustainability.

 

Ben Schiller

8 minute Read

world changing ideas

03.13.17

 

For roughly 120 years, music lovers liked to own what they listened to.… Keep reading

Truth Be Told

Years ago, information that was created to support a point of view, but was presented as reliable information, was known as “propaganda.” And when we wanted to know what was really going on in the world, we’d watch the evening news from the primary networks. Most of us saw Walter Cronkite as a reliable source of what was real.

Recently, when a few executives from Fox resigned, explaining that some of the news they were reporting was fabricated, it shattered the illusion that the mainstream media were the true source of truth.… Keep reading

Norway’s EVs

Here’s some refreshing information about what can be done when a population and its government “see the light” and begin doing things that bring about better air quality, less outdoor noise, and reduced transportation costs. Seeing what Norway is accomplishing at the same time as China is having to curtail airport traffic due to intense smog should give us a hint.

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Norway reaches rare mile-

stone of 100,000 all-electric

vehicles on the roads,

wants 400,000 by 2020

 

Fred Lambert  @FredericLambert

December 13

 

Norway, a global leader in electric vehicle adoption, announced that it reached the milestone of 100,000 all-electric vehicles on the roads – something only a few countries can claim and certainly none of the size of Norway (~5.2 million people).… Keep reading

Gas Decline

Here’s a recent article about the downward trend in gas consumption. It’s brief. And it had varying time lines in projections. But both see gas consumption diminishing. The biggest cause for the decrease: E-cars.

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 Is Gasoline Actually

Falling From Favor?

 

MIT Technology Review

22 Nov 2016

 

Gas may soon be past its peak. A new forecast by the International Energy Agency claims that global gasoline consumption for passenger vehicles will begin falling in the next five years.… Keep reading

EV Recharge Network

Here is some very good news about the transition out of carbon energy. This is all going much faster than anyone thought possible. It is going to be interesting to see which traditional car companies survive, and which corporations previously non-existent or not in the car business prosper.

And what happens to gas stations, and all the other businesses that supported carbon energy? My prediction is that, although there will be massive change, the net-net will be an increase in job numbers, and business opportunities as new industries we can’t even foresee arise and prosper.… Keep reading