The East Wants In

By | Nov 11, 2009

photo credit: ccwen7 Trying to identify the exact point where you’ve peaked and begun to decline is easy in hindsight but impossible while you’re living it. There is a lot of talk about the end of the recession, but the actual recovery seems to differ from region to region. Kind of like peak oil, it […]

Why China Can’t Meet Expectations

By | Dec 7, 2008

The Kyoto protocol is coming to the end of its life in 2012 and the world has come far behind in meeting its ambitious emission targets.  Not unexpectedly, the United States and China are the worst offenders on record ignoring the fact that they are both large landmasses with huge populations.  China got by an […]

Dalai Llama in the news again

By | Nov 22, 2008

It seems that the Dalai Lama is in the news again.  Tibet has long been a politically sensitive area ever since Mao’s People’s Republic of China asserted its authority over the region half a century ago. Most Westerners take for granted Tibet’s status as an oppressed pariah state unfairly subjugated by a stronger neighbour; however […]

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