Other resource depletion
California took on energy crisis, now it faces water crisis
FLOW: The Film that Will Change the Way You Think About Water
The New Corporate Threat to Our Water Supplies
Bottled Water at Issue in Great Lakes
Moscow strengthens presence in U.S.' backyard
US generals planning for resource wars
Pakistan's Zardari Tries to Keep His Distance from US
Ban near on diverting water from Great Lakes
Peter Gleick: Deal with the water crisis now
New system could help avert collapse of fisheries
Peak climate (audio) Part 1 is Dr. Peter Ward on past extinctions & violent climate change, Part 2 is Julian Darley, founder of the Post Carbon Institute, on how to live past the energy crisis
Isle of plenty
These are the slides and text for a presentation given at the ASPO-USA conference September 21-23.
In these ten minutes, I'd like to provide a context for the discussion. I'd like to paint a broadbrush picture of where we were, and where we are going. It will be from the viewpoint of someone inside the movement looking out.
From the grassroots, rather than from the media.
Phosphorus: Running low of an essential fertilizer?
UK's sodden farmers struggling with a changing climate
Lessons from Cuba
Employing insect farmers
A hypothesis is presented whereby phosphorus is considered in two broad forms: “easy” which is able to be mined quickly, but already peaked in 1990, and “hard” which has large remaining reserves and is yet to peak, but cannot be mined as quickly. ... Ultimately we must develop a recyclable phosphorus supply if humans are to continue living on this planet.
Population Bomb Author's fix for next extinction: educate women
Social Scientists Seek Answer To Exploding Population
If we were willing - and in some cases able - to pay more for food, then some serious problems with our food system might be solved. The trouble is that along the path towards a better, more sustainable farming and energy system, there will be many casualties
Surviving the Apocalypse, on two wheels (Canadian thief hoards 2800 bikes)
Peak oil adds fuel to Swiss energy debate
Why the blackout on peak oil?
Simply not enough oil and gas to go around
‘Peak metal’ problems loom, warns scientist