April 2009


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World’s changes in fascinating animation of statistics

My understanding on world’s changes has been enriched by Gapminder who provides fascinating animation of  various facts. Gapminder presents the facts with animated bubble reflecting time series numbers such world’s population, world’s oil reserve, familiy…


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Help rural poor with energy efficient stove

A recent publication of national newspaper Kompas shows a finding of energy efficient cooking stove. The stove has ability to burn a kilo of fuel wood remaining only a small of ashes. Supriyanto, the creator,…



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Top 20 World’s cleanest countries

A team consisting environmental experts from two America-based universities –Yale and Columbia University –measures 149 countries using 25 indicators tracked across six environmental policy categories.  The result is: Europe countries lead the way on the…


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Forest may exacerbate greenhouse effect

Common understanding : forest could reduce the impact of climate change by storing huge carbon.. New findings: Forest could release huge carbon because of climate change A recent study by IUFRO indicates that: