Decisions Based Upon Income

D E C I S I O N S   B A S E D   U P O N   I N C O M E

If there were no trees,
there would be no roots to hold the soil
- land would just blow away. 

The Great Dust Storms - as much as 10,000 feet high travelling 65 mph. 

Cutting trees or worse, burning trees to replace with palms for palm oil is the opposite of smart, but a very good example of decisions based upon income.

It would seem money is the leader... nothing personal it's just business.

Burning releases all the carbon that has been locked away for hundreds of years, but it gets worse. In 25 years the palms will burn for new palms… that's a load of environmental, deforestation, biodiversity and extinction issues.

Are we to repeat the same?


“What do you imagine the islander was thinking when he chopped down the last tree.” Anthropologist Jared Diamond asked.

By now the meaning of Easter Island for us should be chillingly obvious. Easter Island is Earth writ small. Today, again, a rising population confronts shrinking resources.”

There's a real need for money, and decisions based upon income lead us to burn trees.

Back then, Easter Island built boats but without trees they became poor. Today Indonesia is burning and someone is making money… but for how long before decisions based upon income leads to a greater poverty.

Several years ago I figured 100 billion trees would do the job… that's my planet surrounded by trees. Then China started to plant 1-2 billion, now China plans 26 billion over the next decade. Countries around the world are planting large numbers as a solution. Trees are absolutely valid sequesters of CO2... as long as they live.

Carbon Capture & Storage CCS was promised to be the solution by capturing and sequestering CO2 from coal-fired power stations, but so far, it's small scale... but even if they get it to effectively work
- if it ever escaped it would devastate the planet... not unlike 100 billion trees burning.

The storage of CO2 proves elusive,
but as Winston Churchill said, "Never never give up".

You probably know the health benefits of Algae oil,
and there's a renewable oil for your car that does not contribute to climate change, 
bet you didn't you know Pour Algae could be the ultimate planet saver!

Crossing the CO2 400 ppm threshold we enter unknown territory,
and methods of lowering CO2 back to 350 ppm must include storing it safely.

There was a time I thought, "grow algae near power stations and force feed algae CO2 to grow, harvest and make oil, then pour the oil back in the ground and Hey Presto! That's an ecological solution that's pretty secure, but of course that will never happen - it's always a decision based upon income... but reflecting back in 2016, I still haven't heard of a better solution.


In fact it may be our only solution... a little expensive but a real solution.

Q. Who would make oil and pour it back into the ground to sequester CO2?
A. Someone who likes to lose money. 

To continue along the path of decisions based on income is an illusion.
Money is an illusion, banks just print it and make some more. 

Turning CO2 into oil and pouring it into old abandoned oil fields isn't all that bad a concept,
just expensive... but of course a good idea isn't a good idea if it doesn't makes a profit.
Decisions based upon income.

Dear CEO, is it a crime to make a profit? No, not at all. Expressly stated in your employment contract you must make a profit or lose your job. So buckle up you are in for a ride - you might knowingly dump pollution into a river but it's just another decision based upon income - fail and you will be replaced with someone who does make a profit for us.



Us, the shareholders who vote. Shareholders vote for profit but you know things could be different global warming this, climate change that. It makes total sense to vote for profit, you have bills and expenses... what are you supposed to do? But you want to do good for the planet too, so you are caught, to vote for your income today or forgave it for what? Make less profit?

We have a choice but can we afford it? As you take on debt, as governments take on debt (then who is in charge) the bank is. Money talks! You [the shareholder] have the votes that count, it leads to the very top of big business, and outcomes could be very different.

Obviously it must be a decision based upon money, but look at it from the ground up! The soil, the very basis of life is our focus. Everything comes from the soil - it is the Planet Earth itself - our cradle. Which investment makes profit, enriches the world and is good for you, me and the planet... more.

Shareholders All,
move your money into an ethical company that invests in the planet
- and make it a Decision Based Upon Income.

Pouring Algae Oil into underground oil fields would just sit there...
like all good oils do.
And it's a far safer storage medium than trees and CCS!
Algae Oil poured back into old oil fields is a real potential planet saver.



So perhaps there is a solution for climate change... but it will cost,
but a solution no matter what the cost is cheap, don't you think? 
What is missing is the value of the planet -  it has no monetary value...
and that's the folly of man.