Category Archives: Trains

NZ plans to eliminate fossil fuels from transport systems

New Zealand *starts* to make baby-steps into enabling walkable and cycling communities – but there is so much more they could do – and all of us in the Western World. New Urbanism = a tram stop in a town … Continue reading

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“In the next 17 years, Sydney’s population is expected to grow by 1.5 million people”

Hang on, don’t we have a water crisis? A bushfire crisis? I mean, I’m convinced that with the right technology deployed we can feed a world of 10 billion, but don’t we have to deploy that first? And if ever … Continue reading

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Why I’m against Tesla’s Boring company purpose

The whole ‘Tesla skate’ idea is to take electric cars stuck in traffic, put them on a high speed electric skate that shoots along a tunnel underground at 200mph! Sounds like something cool from science fiction, right? Unfortunately, not all … Continue reading

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Free speech not a big priority for doomers

It doesn’t take long to get banned from doomer websites. They tend to quickly recycle tired old myths to people like myself that quote peer-reviewed research into nuclear power, affordable synthetic diesel, and other matters. Then, before too long, your … Continue reading

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Sprawl costs America $1 TRILLION annually!

This is amazing. How dumb are we for building sprawl across the western world? Washington, DC, March 19th: Urban sprawl costs the American economy more than US$1 trillion annually, according to a new study by the New Climate Economy. These … Continue reading

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