Links and comments


General stuff

Paul Farrell’s 10 Reasons Not To Buy Stocks Until After The Next Market Crash http://bit.ly/enQVG8

Rick Rule: Caution, Extreme Volatility Ahead – http://bit.ly/dK4jim

S&P – Potentially Ominous Turn http://bit.ly/fuZwhC

Behind Portugal’s Inevitable Default – Arithmetic Evidence Showing Exactly How and When It Should Happen | zero hedge http://bit.ly/grQjik

No, The Big Banks Have Not “Paid Back” Government Bailouts and Subsidies – Washington’s Blog: http://bit.ly/gPD3Z4

Climate change stuff

AFP: More plant growth could slow but not halt global warming: NASA: http://bit.ly/eDwMRj

Study Charts How Underground CO2 Can Leach Metals into Water | SolveClimate News: http://bit.ly/hErZAB

Africa selling soil carbon credit. Is it worth it? See the new groundbreaking project http://ow.ly/3l4Fc

Cleantech & Energy stuff

Some Economics of the Great Coal Game | Oil Price.com: http://bit.ly/gWYRv1a very good piece

The Press Association: Energy prices ‘to rise by 25%’: http://bit.ly/ibn1dtwill rise more in my opinion.

Global warming heats oil and coal sectors Jon Markman’s Speculations – : http://bit.ly/eu8Apwincludes comments on the gulf stream

Climate change: who cares? – Al Jazeera English: http://bit.ly/hxxn6c

AFP: Subarctic wildfires a ‘runaway climate change’ risk: http://bit.ly/g94tt2

Age of Cheap Oil Is Over: IEA’s Chief Economist: http://bit.ly/gGQzWK

Tony Lodge: We have the chance to lead world with a new clean fuel – Yorkshire Post: http://bit.ly/fBXppq

Foodchain stuff

Seed Aid is Big Business: http://bit.ly/h8kI5L

Cocoa – All Eyes On West Africa | Risk Watchdog http://bit.ly/gpTzhz

Vatican has not endorsed genetically modified food, official says: http://bit.ly/dUU1x7 – The mainstream press pushed yet more GM “mis-information”.

FAO for new taxes to meet climate change impact on agriculture –  Business News – News – MSN India: http://bit.ly/gYSoXA

Drought-crippled farmers devastated by flooding – ABC Sydney – Australian Broadcasting Corporation: http://bit.ly/eGf8yc

Staple food crops do not want global warming http://ow.ly/3kgslthey will yield less, not more

Sustainable Seafood among the biggest trends for 2011 | Nation’s Restaurant News: http://bit.ly/exS1DZthe next few links help to explain why.

Scientists fear mass extinction as oceans choke – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): http://bit.ly/eptp1F

We are running out of places to fish: The Spatial Expansion and Ecological Footprint of Fisheries (1950 to Present): http://bit.ly/hIhCo8

The Gulf of Mexico is Dying | Phoenix Rising from the Gulf: http://bit.ly/dGj0nf

Rare metals stuff

GATA’s advertisement in The Wall Street Journal | Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee: http://gata.org/node/wallstreetjournalfor those of you who missed this, it explains many of the concerns regarding the gold and silver markets. Worth a read.

Is There a Short Squeeze in the Silver Market? – http://bit.ly/ghmS6W

Massive Short Squeeze at Hand in Gold and Silver Markets http://bit.ly/i4nw48

Robotics stuff

South Korea’s autonomous robot gun turrets: deadly from kilometers away: http://bit.ly/hqwCbX – these are the real scary robots. Not the ones that walk around, but the ones that sit there patiently, for years even, until a human target wanders by. Coming soon to critical oil & gas installations in dodgy parts of the world?

Japan’s Robot Picks Only the Ripest Strawberries (video) | Singularity Hub: http://bit.ly/f98UXG

 

 

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