Economics

Housing & urban design - July 3

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Urban retrofits
Organic Farms as Subdivision Amenities
The Farmer and the Lawn

archived July 3, 2009
	

BLM Opens Doors for SW Solar Grand Plan

Craig A. Severance, Energy Economy Online

Just a year and a half after a breakthrough Solar Grand Plan study was published in the January 2008 Scientific American, the U.S. government has begun plans to implement major elements of such a Plan.

archived July 2, 2009
	

It’s not black or white

Dave Cohen, ASPO-USA

If we are to have any chance of working our way out of this mess, we must avoid regressive thinking, stay calm, appreciate complexity, and think clearly about the right course of action. I’m going to take a proper look at speculation in the oil market to see what the problems are and what we might actually do about them.

archived July 2, 2009
	

Peak oil notes - July 2

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

A weekly round-up including:
- Prices and production
- The auction

archived July 2, 2009
	

UK & Europe - July 2

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Scientists attack energy industry
Treasury faces legal action over 'dirty' banking investments
Britain's green shame

archived July 2, 2009
	

United States - July 2

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Small Towns vs. Nestlé
It’s Now Legal to Catch a Raindrop in Colorado
Struggling cities cancel Fourth of July fireworks

archived July 2, 2009
	

Where economics fails

John Michael Greer, The Archdruid Report

A major source of mistaken policy toward natural resources is the assumption, enshrined in modern economic theory, that the goods and services provided by nature are subject to the same rules as those provided by human labor. This seems abstract enough, but its impacts are profoundly tangible -- and may well include the financial crisis currently shaking the global economy to its core.

archived July 2, 2009
	

Transport - July 1

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Auto-psy
Boeing's nightmare: Qantas dumps Dreamliners
Why gardening is more dangerous than cycling
Feathered fuel tank soaks up hydrogen

archived July 1, 2009
	

Food & agriculture - July 1

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Not “like” a Revolution, it IS a REVOLUTION!
The Oil Intensity of Food
Hell in earth
Agriculture and Food in Crisis

archived July 1, 2009
	

Nuclear power: problem or solution? - July 1

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Nuclear power is well-disguised fossil fuel
Nuclear power must be part of energy solution
UK regulator raises French nuclear concerns

archived July 1, 2009