A Human Future, Topics of Interest

How to avoid the current global buildup of arms. We can feed the worlds hungry and more. Current active competition to develop a space elevator. Wernher Von Braun on the Mission to Mars.

Location: Canada

Friday, August 01, 2008

Buckle Up

Global conflict, very likely, or an economic collapse are the only two options on the table.
Either way buckle up and pull those straps down one more time, make sure your ass is cinched down tight because we`re headed for the big one, all 43 will wreck.

Posted to Garth Turner, Liberal MP
February 18 2008

The first path starts with the next generation as they start off on a two decade long entrenchment of retreat for the global economy.The demand for raw resources has reached the bubble stage with little opportunity to maintain current prices. Our economic future is on very thin ice.

Biggest dive for commodities in 28 years
By Javier Blas in London
Published: July 31 2008 23:35 Last updated: July 31 2008 23:35
Commodities prices suffered their largest monthly drop in 28 years in July as crude oil prices nose-dived more than $20 from an all-time high of $147.27 a barrel.
The Jefferies-Reuters CRB index, a global commodities benchmark, lost 10 per cent, its largest monthly decline since it fell 10.5 per cent in March 1980, amid worries about lower economic growth damping demand for raw materials.