Housing & urban design

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

Rebuilding America - Feb 4

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Can We Transform the Auto-Industrial Society?
Kunstler's Road Trip
What Obama Must Do On the Road to Copenhagen

archived February 4, 2009

Peak oil, the web of debt, & our local future

Aaron Wissner, Local Future

A new set of high definition videos are now online: Richard Heinberg on peak oil, Thaddeus Owen on permaculture, Ellen Brown on financial collapse, Tim Husdon on the four futures, and Kim Hill on the auto industry crisis, and more.

archived February 1, 2009

Housing & urban design - Jan 30

Staff, Energy Bulletin

A City Made of Waste
Independence vs Splendid Isolation
EntropyPawsed Uses "A Pattern Language"

archived January 30, 2009

Solutions & sustainability - Jan 28

Staff, Energy Bulletin

The Transition Movement comes to America
Watch This Video: City-Based Ecovillages
Powerdown toolkit #1- climate and peak oil

archived January 28, 2009

Housing & urban design - Jan 27

Staff, Energy Bulletin

From Nuisance to Asset: The Greening of Alleyways
Thermal Storage Mass
Big Homes, 1-Person Households are Main Causes of Consumer Energy Waste
Expert sees housing growing more green

archived January 27, 2009

ODAC Newsletter - 23 Jan

Staff, Oil Depletion Analysis Centre

A weekly round-up from a UK perspective

archived January 23, 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

Renewables & efficiency Jan 16

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Alarmed by claims about Google searches
Growth in Energy Use Could Drop 22 Percent by 2030 Under Right Conditions: Report
It's Flue Season

archived January 16, 2009

The peak oil crisis: renovating suburbia

Tom Whipple, Falls Church News-Press

Not everything about the suburbs will be a downside when the era of cheap fossil fuel comes to an end. Nearly all suburban dwellings have broad roofs and yards that are suitable for collecting some form of solar or in some places wind energy. In many cases, suburban yards are suitable for growing food or perhaps even raising poultry or other small livestock.

archived January 15, 2009