Recently a friend gave me a copy of a January 22, 1973 issue of Newsweek. The cover title was “The Energy Crisis”. It’s interesting to look back and see how things have changed; or, to be more accurate, not changed.
Three plans for fuel emergencies have recently been released by UK public sector agencies. This review compares the three plans, highlights certain points from each, and provides internet links to the documents.
Newsom's fresh idea: mandates on healthier food
A Geodesic Greenhouse — Year-Round Gardening at 6000 Feet
Announcing the Release of ‘Can Totnes and District Feed Itself?’
A weekly review:
- Demand, production and prices
A problem of security
Energy Bill Ignores Resource Depletion
Interview with Carolyn Baker about her book Sacred Demise
Peak oil means peak food as well
This post talks about a seldom-mentioned aspect of local sustainable food production: how do we get our carbs? Local and urban fruit and veg production is all very well and needs to be encouraged, but as East Anglia Food Link Coordinator Tully Wakeman says, "...fruit and veg supplies only about 10% of our calories". How and where our grains are grown, and how they can be sustainably transported and processed form the crux of this issue.
U.S. Considers Curbs on Speculative Trading of Oil
From mobile phones to oil
Video: Why the oil price will rise
A weekly review from a UK perspective
A weekly round-up including:
- Prices and production
- Reining in Speculation
Ce mois-ci, la Museletter réunit deux articles qui partagent un thème commun : l’Humanité est-elle capable de réaliser les changements nécessaires au sauvetage de la planète et par la même occasion à son propre sauvetage ?