Australia & Oceania

The national aviation policy: flight path to the future?

Cameron Leckie, The Oil Drum

Submissions to the Australian Government’s National Aviation Policy (NAP) Green paper have just closed. Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, there is no mention of peak oil nor its impacts in the Green Paper.

archived March 5, 2009

Solutions & sustainability - Feb 28

Staff, Energy Bulletin

How to build resilient communities in a chaotic world
Philadelphia's new green future
For survivalists, the end is always nigh
City of Portland joins a bright neighborhood

archived February 28, 2009

Housing & urban design - Feb 25

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Sustainability interview: Peter Newman and Timothy Beatley
America's Top 15 Emptiest Cities
In Maricopa, Ariz., a Paradise Found and Lost
Sonoma Mountain Village: Is Green Suburbia Possible?

archived February 25, 2009

Climate - Feb 24

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Failure hits Nasa's 'CO2 hunter'
Climate fears driving 'ecomigration'
A collapsing carbon market makes mega-pollution cheap
Australian government hoist on its own petard over emissions trading

archived February 24, 2009

Peak oil - Feb 21

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Peak energy: promise or peril? (Nature)
New documentary: Australia Pumping Empty
Heinberg on the conservation imperative
Blind Spot documentary
WaPo: Trouble trickles from steep drop in oil prices

archived February 21, 2009

Housing & urban design - Feb 5

Staff, Energy Bulletin

More families move in together during housing crisis
NYT: Saving the Suburbs, Part 2
Resource: Green Urbanism Down Under

archived February 5, 2009

Climate & environment - Feb 2

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Australia faces collapse as climate change kicks in
California: Worst drought ever expected
Stern recipe for change: banks and low carbon
Plight of the humble bee

archived February 2, 2009

Renewables & efficiency - Jan 30

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Oslo to run buses powered by biomethane from human sewage
ITER: Flagship fusion reactor could cost twice as much as budgeted
Renewable energy in New Zealand (video)

archived January 30, 2009

Transition Towns on the move

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Transition Town networking site for the U.S. - beginning of a movement?
Post Carbon Institute launches partnership with Transition United States
Transition Town movement gains traction in New Zealand

archived January 17, 2009

Geopolitics - Jan 7

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Oil price rises on Gaza conflict
Australia: Defence warns of climate conflict
Brace for 'Climate Wars'

archived January 7, 2009