Latin America

Food & agriculture - Apr 23

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Biofuels starving our people - South American leaders
WSJ: When neighbors become farmers
Many Wisconsin dairy farmers switch to grazing

archived April 23, 2008

Solutions & sustainability - Apr 22

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Green issue of NY Times Magazine
Cuban permaculturalist visits Australia
Seattle's Local Food Action Initiative a cure for society's ills?

Life (mostly) off the grid

Ontario set to veto ban on clotheslines

archived April 22, 2008

Peak Oil Review -- April 21st, 2008

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

An executive summary of weekly news from a US peak oil perspective, featuring:
- Production and Prices

- China

- Food vs. Fuel

- Brazil's Giant Field

- Energy Briefs

archived April 21, 2008

Paraguay and Mexico - Apr 21

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Leftist ex-bishop ends Colorado Party rule in Paraguay
Lugo plans to re-negotiate electricity deals

Calderon pushes plan to reform Pemex
Oil bill protest shuts Mexican Congress
A tempest in an oil barrel
Mexico's unfinished reform
Cynthia McKinney on Mexican oil protest

archived April 21, 2008

Food crisis - Apr 19

Staff, Energy Bulletin

New York Times: Across globe, empty bellies bring rising anger
UK Mail reveals food prices rising at SIX times official figure
Sticker shock in the organic aisles

archived April 19, 2008

Peak oil - Apr 17

Staff, Energy Bulletin

The Economist: Is there really an ocean of oil off Brazil?
Jean Laherrère: Hydrates updated

Petroleum Geologist Jeffrey J. Brown at UCSB
6 ways to profit from 'peak oil'

Why do oil prices keep rising?

archived April 17, 2008

An unconventional play in the Bakken

Dave Cohen, ASPO-USA / Energy Bulletin

Congratulations to those intrepid operators who are lifting oil out of the Middle Bakken. Despite this success, the Middle Bakken is clearly not the answer to our peak oil problems and dependency on foreign oil.

archived April 16, 2008

Oil supplies - Apr 16

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Oil hits record, Britain calls for OPEC hike
Surprise discovery off coast of Brazil may confound the oil and gas doom-mongers
'Threat' to future of Russia oil
Krugman: 'This is what peak oil is supposed to look like'

archived April 16, 2008

Energy geopolitics - Apr 16

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Klare: The end of the world as you know it
Iraq opens door to foreign contracts at major oil fields
Paraguay hopeful eyes energy export prices

archived April 16, 2008

Peaks and discoveries - Apr 15

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Petrobras discovers world's 3rd-largest oil field
Russian oil slump stirs supply jitters
Bakken no energy panacea

archived April 15, 2008