What’s the true value of a barrel of oil?
Around $70, say the markets. The market value of anything is the price that a willing buyer will pay and that a willing seller will accept.
David Hughes shakes his head. It is a big head, with a high forehead topped by a thatch of curly hair.
This message is forwarded from The Salty Southeast Cruisers’ Net (http://cruisersnet.net/ ), a site maintained by Claiborne Young for cruising skippers operating between Virginia and Florida.
I thought some of the readers of Cruisers Net might like to see the live ROV coverage of the leak so I attached the link below.
Silver Donald Cameron, executive producer and host of The Green Interview, will deliver the keynote address at the Mobius Environmental Awards luncheon on June 2 at Pier 21 in Halifax. His topic, “Greening Our Minds,” is the essence of the mission of The Green Interview, which aims to help subscribers explore the transformative ideas, attitudes and activities that are essential to a sustainable society.
As you’ve seen on the Forum, we’ve just instituted a second subscription rate of $6.95 for seniors, students and people on low incomes. But the whole question of pricing is a complex and important one, and I invite your comments either there or here — or via the Contact form if you’re not yet a subscriber.
My friend David Walmark sends along a couple of quotations from the US poet Gary Snyder. One particularly catches my attention:
The Sioux idea of living creatures is that trees, buffalo and man are temporary energy swirls, turbulent patterns… You find that perception registered so many ways in archaic and primitive lore.
It’s been a blast, this project. Just a huge amount of fun.
It started two years ago, in 2008, when I found myself wishing that I could hear the great figures of the environmental movement discussing and explaining their concerns in conversation.