UK & Europe - Apr 13

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Archbishop makes credit crunch case for monastic lifestyle in Easter sermon
UK goes into ecological debt on Easter Sunday
Weak pound heaps food price inflation on poorest households
Mayor unveils plan to turn London into 'electric car capital of Europe'

archived April 13, 2009

The IEA warns of shortages - "The next oil crisis is coming"

Michael Kläsgen , Suedeutsche Zeitung

"We are concerned, that oil companies are reducing their investment levels. When demand returns a supply shortage could appear. We are even predicting that this shortage could occur in 2013." Said Nobuo Tanaka, head of the IEA.

archived April 9, 2009

Housing & urban design - Apr 8

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Straw + Simplicity = Quake Resistance
Dutch Have Safest Cycling Streets
Distance from grocery store determines weight: Study
James Howard Kunstler: Investing In Infrastructure For An Age Of Scarcity

archived April 8, 2009

Nabucco pipeline in the cobweb of Byzantine energy politics

Peter Pogany, Energy Bulletin

Nabucco’s odds appear to be going downhill as confusion over the destiny of Eurasian gas intensifies. Lack of a credible pan-European energy policy, combined with prospects of improvement in Western relations with Iran, makes the future of regional pipeline projects uncertain.

archived April 7, 2009

Transport - April 6

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Shrinking airlines park more planes in the desert
Italian students give up wheels for their own two feet
Too many cars, and they’re not on the road
The American cars Obama wants
Portland, Portland style: touring by bicycle

archived April 6, 2009

Water & environment - 30 Mar

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Senate Testimony on the Energy Water Nexus
Drought Turns Water Into a Cash Crop
Water meters in every home 'will prevent shortages'

archived March 30, 2009

Economics - March 30

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Obama’s Nobel headache: Paul Krugman
Peak oil and peak capitalism
It would be easier for Americans to get a handle on the financial crisis if they knew what it was about
In Levi factory town in Hungary, promise of globalization fades
Monbiot: Green oil may buy us new deal for environment — but at what price?

archived March 30, 2009

Europe - March 29

Staff, Energy Bulletin

G20 protesters go on the march in London
From Edinburgh to Paris to Kiev, Europe is revolting
G20 protesters produce spoof Financial Times
Wallace and Gromit tout energy efficiency
Anti-globalization group circulates faked German newspaper from 2010

archived March 29, 2009

United Kingdom - Mar 23

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Britain set to become most populous country in EU
Food and energy shortages will create 'perfect storm', says Prof John Beddington
Government borrowing 'to swell'

archived March 23, 2009

Housing & urban design - Mar 20

Staff, Energy Bulletin

In Hard Times, Public Places are More Important Than Ever
Kunstler on South Africa
Robert Rapier's Year Without a Car

archived March 20, 2009