peak energy in the news:

Nations & resources - June 30

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Iraq: Warily Moving Ahead on Oil Contracts
The Dirty War Against Clean Coal
A Flower Grows in West Africa

archived June 30, 2009

Film Review: How to Boil a Frog

Olga Bonfiglio, Energy Bulletin

Want to be a real hero? Save the planet. Don’t know how? Start by viewing the new eco-comedy, How to Boil a Frog. The film tells the story of Jon Cooksey, an ordinary man on a mission, who decided two years ago that he had to do something personally to make sure his 12-year-old daughter would have a future, given all the bad news on global warming.

archived June 30, 2009

Book review: Future Scenarios: How Communities Can Adapt to Peak Oil and Climate Change

Mark Archambault, The Localizer Blog

David Holmgren, one of the originators of the permaculture concept, has recently written what I believe is one of the best books on the societal implications of peak oil and climate change to be published over the last several years.

archived June 29, 2009

Peak oil review - June 29

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

A weekly review including:
- Production & Prices
- In the Congress
- Briefs

archived June 29, 2009

Prices & supplies - June 29

Staff, Energy Bulletin

The Coming Mystery Of The Missing Barrels Of Oil
Oil: What price can America afford?
European gas war looms as Ukraine seeks cash to pay Gazprom for July deliveries

archived June 29, 2009

Vision 2050: A Sustainable future for Cheshire West and Chester

Chester Climate Change and Sustainability Ginger Group, Energy Bulletin

This Vision for a Sustainable West Cheshire is intended to guide the Cheshire West and Chester Authority (CW&C) in taking decisions about the future of the area. It is centred on the premise that if we are to achieve a truly sustainable community by 2050 the direction of travel set now must be right.

archived June 25, 2009

How to Boil a Frog free goodie release

Jon Cooksey, FrogBlog

New interviews, articles, links at our sister site, "How to Boil a Frog. Frogmaster Jon Cooksey is preparing for the release of the eponymous movie How to Boil A Frog.

archived June 29, 2009

The slope of dysfunction

Dmitry Orlov, ClubOrlov

Perhaps you have heard of the Peak Oil theory? Most people have by now, even the people whose job used to involve denying the possibility that global crude oil production would peak any time soon. Now that everybody seems a bit more comfortable with the idea, perhaps it is time to reexamine it. Is the scenario Peak Oil theoreticians paint indeed realistic, or is it firmly grounded in wishful thinking?

archived June 27, 2009

The Transition Initiative

Jay Griffiths, Orion Magazine

In a sense the Transition Initiative places itself as a social tipping point, with dramatic and positive consequences where the sudden wisdom of communities breaks through the stolid unwisdom of national government.

archived June 27, 2009

Deep thought - June 27

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Why do we rape, kill and sleep around? (environmental psychology under attack)
When does a packed but happy crowd become a dangerous, even lethal one?
Psychological and evolutionary roots of resource overconsumption
Kirkpatrick Sale: Let’s get rid of the economy of growth
Consuming within recharge rates

archived June 27, 2009