The global geopolitical situation is slowly detoriating as the Eurozone states and the US/Euro/Japan show diminishing returns on their zero interest rate policy. Sweden lowers interest rates to 0 % and enters an economic downwards spiral as the global industrial complex stagnates. Oil prices are plummeting due to decreased production and out of control military conflicts in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq while the Ebola virus destroy the economies of Western African countries.
- Post Carbon Institute’s LTO Reality Check – Peak Oil Barrel
- Mali rushes to contain Ebola after its first case via The Guardian.
- Scientists make enzyme that could help explain origins of life via Physorg.
- 2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots? via IEET.