Africa

The link between oil and xenophobia

Simon Ratcliffe, The Cape Argus (Independent Newspaper Group) South Africa

As we get closer to the peak in global oil production, we are likely to see greater pressures particularly on poorer communities but constantly moving up the income scale. The intensifying pressures are likely to open new fault lines in our society

archived June 27, 2008
	

Peak Oil Notes- June 26

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

A mid-week update on peak oil, featuring:
- Prices and stockpiles
- Nigeria

archived June 26, 2008
	

Peak oil - June 26

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Calm before the storm (Heinberg interview)
Nigeria - significance of the attack on the Bonga offshore oil platform
'Profit From the Peak' Q and A
James Howard Kunstler: Penetration

archived June 26, 2008
	

Peak Oil Review - June 23

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

An executive summary of weekly news from a US peak oil perspective, featuring:

- Production and Prices

- Jeddah

- Nigeria

- The Offshore Drilling Panacea

- China Raises Prices

- Energy Briefs

archived June 23, 2008
	

Food & agriculture - June 19

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Our diet of destruction
The peaceful revolution in farmers' markets
Food revolution that starts with rice
Ethiopia pleads for £167m aid after crops fail
Farming with far fewer fossil fuels - learn at Tillers International

archived June 19, 2008
	

Biofuels - May 31

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Food report criticizes biofuel policies
Forced labor in Brazil's sugarcane fields
Global biofuel output to soar in next decade
As oil prices soar, restaurants learn to lock up old grease
Sweden turning sewage into a gasoline substitute

archived May 31, 2008
	

Recycling - May 1

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Urban miners look for precious metals in cell phones
In Cairo slum, the poor spark environmental change
Book-swapping for the eco-aware reader

archived May 1, 2008
	

Fertilizers: prices high and rising - Apr 30

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Last big push for phosphate mining in Florida
More volatility in heated fertiliser market
Help phosphate-producing Western Sahara gain independence
Vietnamese fertiliser prices to rise this week

archived April 30, 2008
	

Peak Oil Review --April 28th, 2008

Tom Whipple , ASPO-USA

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

- Nigeria

- Grangemouth

- Natural Gas Prices

- Energy Briefs

archived April 28, 2008
	

Dysfunction - Apr 18

Staff, Energy Bulletin

In Africa, outages stifle a boom
Plastics: adored, deplored and ubiquitous

archived April 18, 2008