peak energy in the news:
Iraq: Warily Moving Ahead on Oil Contracts
The Dirty War Against Clean Coal
A Flower Grows in West Africa
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.
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.
A weekly review including:
- Production & Prices
- In the Congress
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
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.
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.
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?
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.
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