One Finite Planet

January 13, 2023

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COP27: Climate change action sabotage?

COP27: Climate change action sabotage?

Can Peter Dutton repair the democracy ‘loyal opposition’.

Can Peter Dutton repair the democracy ‘loyal opposition’.

The innocent child assumption: even Hitler?

The innocent child assumption: even Hitler?

Can A ‘Green’ Agenda Derail Climate Action?

Why Car Makers are Lying about the storm.

Flatten the curve: Misleading?

Long Covid.

Population Growth Change Lag: The Population Pipeline

Population Growth Change Lag: The Population Pipeline

Babel: Electricity, Measurement, Video and Phones around the world.

Babel: Electricity, Measurement, Video and Phones around the world.

Our Sun: Big, White and a Yellow Dwarf?

Our Sun: Big, White and a Yellow Dwarf?

Coronavirus: Facts, Myths and Surprises (March 13th)

Might vs Right and Persuasion

The New Economics of Population Growth in a Finite world

Wuhan Coronavirus: The Real Threat Level

Left vs Right Perception Bias: Idealists vs The Economy?

Left vs Right Perception Bias: Idealists vs The Economy?

“driven too far by issues that he’s suffered”

Solution: A quota system with equity?

Remdesivir: how does it change things?

Covid-19: Vaccines and Cures

Coronavirus: Facts, Myths and Surprises (Q&A and toilet paper Update)

Covid-19 Cases

Covid-19: Tipping point 3?

Covid-19: Tipping point 3?

Andrew Yang: Dangerous? Or just honest?

Highlander Economics: Does it end with only one?

The alliance: Conservative politicians and ‘secondary terrorists’

Tribalism, Racism and Despair: The xenophobia cycle

The ‘perfect’ everyday bag: messenger bag, shoulder bag or backpack?

Population: just how did the ‘engine’ switch off

How the ‘basic income’ proposal could change society

Is our wealth distribution system really broken?

Inferno: How could we limit the population?

The Growth Age is Over

Life in the colonies: The line between colony and individual is unclear.

Life in the colonies: The line between colony and individual is unclear.

Population: Why more than the current change is required.

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News & Updates.

News & Updates.

News In Brief.

News In Brief.

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All: January 13, 2023

A different perspective: Humans maybe the greatest threat to life on Earth but also the only hope.

The title ‘one finite planet’ can be mistaken to be yet another proclamation of how we live on this amazing planet which could even be unique, and we humans are foolishly placing it all at risk. Boring.

No. Instead, the perspective is we are living on a planet that is naturally hostile to humans, where nature dictates only a limited total amount of life, can only exist for a limited time, and that time is almost at an end. When seen from this perspective, even the environment mission changes from just not interfering, to the more complex task of tackling the challenge of overcoming nature, while yes, quite importantly, not bringing life to an early end in the process.

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EVs 2023: Is Tesla losing its cool as BYD ascends?

The world of EVs is changing, as is the leadership. Tesla lost 50% of its valuation in 2022. Some are predicting it will lose half of the remaining value in 2023, and although others predict the stock price will rebound, both outcomes are possible, and which becomes reality could depend very much on whether Tesla can remain ‘cool’, or through Musk and twitter becomes linked to far right.

Although entire EV future is not dependant solely on Tesla, a decline could have wide implications, for the market, competitors and the global transition to EVs. Not only are the ‘legacy’ automotive companies GM, Ford, VW and Toyota competition for the hearts and dollars from consumers, but also BYD, who is already taking the EV lead from Tesla.

Keys factor in EV trends during 2023 could turn out to be who is ‘cool’, shifting perceptions of a climate threat and the need for rapid response, and the impact of conflicts such as Ukraine. Rapid radical change for the industry, but it will take longer to impact consumers.

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