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Bernhard Riemann On Psychology and Metaphysics ca. 1860

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Sunday, April 01, 2012

Lords and Lady Luddites

The august board of the "Planet under Pressure" desire a global governance so that the consumption of humanity may be reigned in to comply with their cherished second law of thermodynamics. (Mustn't have those beastly wogs freely procreating...Don't you know.)

The Planet under Pressure Board of Patrons includes:

Joseph AlcamoChief Scientist of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Sir John BeddingtonUK Government's Chief Scientific Advisor
Phil BloomerDirector of Campaigns and Policy, Oxfam 
Keith Clarke CBEDirector of Sustainability, Atkins, UK
Rowan DouglasWillis-RE, UK
Colin DrummondChairman LWEC Business Advisory Board & Chief Executive Viridor
Tim FlanneryPanasonic Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Macquarie University
Peter KareivaChief Scientist and Vice President, The Nature Conservancy
Bo KjellenChair of the 1992 Earth Summit Preparatory Committee
Sir Christopher Llewellyn SmithOxford University, UK
Thomas LovejoyHeinz Center, USA
Julia Marton-LefèvreDirector General, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Pascal MittermaierHead of Sustainability EMEA, Lend Lease
Sunita NarainDirector, Centre for Science and Environment, India
Rudy RabbingeWageningen University, The Netherlands
Jan-Eric SundgrenSenior Vice President Public and Environmental Affairs, AB Volvo
Lord TurnerChairman of the Climate Change Committee, UK
Sir Robert WatsonDefra Chief Scientific Advisor, UK

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