Africa

Food & agriculture - Dec 1

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Sahel Africans Face Hunger Despite Bumper Harvest
food production or distribution...
In a land of plenty, why do they still go hungry?

archived December 1, 2008
	

Food & agriculture - Nov 27

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Edible playgrounds and political vegetables
Getting to know your local farmer
Ben Gisin of Touch the Soil magazine
Biofuels push Ethiopian farmers to food aid
Acid soils in Slovakia tell somber tale

archived November 27, 2008
	

Renewables & biofuels - Oct 26

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Global recession? Must be time for the media's alternative-energy backlash
Peter Meisen on BP/Economist renewable energy debate
Kenya: Biofuels boom and bust
Political pressure keeps ethanol cash flowing

archived October 26, 2008
	

Food & agriculture - Oct 5

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Eating local tests comfort zones
Why my (farmer) dad’s going green
Britain on a plate - class & diet
Could quotas keep fish on the menu?
Zimbabwe on the brink of new crisis as food runs out

archived October 5, 2008
	

Peak oil - Sept 18

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Heinberg: Don't panic; prepare!
John Michael Greer interview
CNBC documentary Sept 24 "The Hunt for Black Gold"
The next big disruption: peak oil (CRM)
Where are Libya's oil exports headed?
New documentary on PO and suburbia: "Sprawling From Grace"
Peak oil "wrong," says Schwartz

archived September 18, 2008
	

Geopolitics & the energy curse - Sept 13

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Kazakh oil: a war of nerves
Global warming threatens Asia-Pacific security, warns Australian PM
Fresh violence in Bolivia stokes civil war fears
Poison Fire interview (film about Nigerian oil)
Monbiot: protectionism makes you rich

archived September 13, 2008
	

Food & agriculture - Aug 11

Staff, Energy Bulletin

The limits of localism (vertical farms?)
The locavore’s dilemma: finding places to plant
Can cattle save us from global warming?
Nigeria: Farming - the neglected obligation
The food crisis and global institutions

archived August 11, 2008
	

Food & agriculture - July 25

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Americans must diet to save their economy
A locally grown diet with fuss but no muss
Slow Food savors its big moment
Back talk: Raj Patel
Food crisis looms in East Africa

archived July 25, 2008
	

Food crisis - July 13

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Hunger brings anguish for millions of Pakistanis
Catastrophe looms in Zimbabwe
Food shortages grow in rural Nepal

archived July 13, 2008
	

Africa - July 9

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Gambia: Biofuel - A ploy, says President Jammeh
Nigeria: Yar'Adua seeks concerted efforts against trade in stolen oil
Nigeria: Nationwide blackout: PHCN begins power rationing today

archived July 9, 2008