San Francisco peak oil task force report

San Francisco Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force, City & County of San Francisco

San Francisco was born at the beginning of the oil age, and the city has flourished during an era in which fossil fuels became the foundation of our economy and society...Task Force Members will present their findings to members of the Board of Supervisors’ Government Oversight and Audit Committee in Room 263 of City Hall at 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 23. Interested readers in the San Francisco Bay Area are invited to join them in room 263, City Hall, at 2:00 P.M.

archived July 21, 2009

Solutions & sustainability - July 16

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Real People, Real Preparation, Part One
In Public Housing, Talking Up the Recycling Bin
High-rises on hold: What to do with empty lots?

archived July 16, 2009

Transition Towns - July 9

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Book Review: The Transition Timeline
Insights on Resilience from the Recent History of Totnes. 1: Back garden food production
Tooting Catches Carnival Cash

archived July 9, 2009

Solutions & sustainability

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Permaculture Future?: Part I
San Francisco to Toughen a Strict Recycling Law
New numbers prove smart growth reduces CO2, cost-effectively

archived June 30, 2009

Investing in durability

Guy R. McPherson, Nature Bats Last

If you are planning to withdraw, please tell me where you're going, and send directions. If not, it's time to start thinking about how you and your family or tribe will muddle through the years ahead. One word comes to mind: durability. If that wasn't the first word that came to your mind, I'm not surprised.

archived June 30, 2009

Vision 2050: A Sustainable future for Cheshire West and Chester

Chester Climate Change and Sustainability Ginger Group, Energy Bulletin

This Vision for a Sustainable West Cheshire is intended to guide the Cheshire West and Chester Authority (CW&C) in taking decisions about the future of the area. It is centred on the premise that if we are to achieve a truly sustainable community by 2050 the direction of travel set now must be right.

archived June 25, 2009

Climate & environment - June 26

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Uganda 'at risk' of losing all its forests
Growth of global carbon emissions halved in 2008, say Dutch researchers
The Pacific isn’t the only ocean collecting plastic trash

archived June 26, 2009

Waste and recycling - June 21

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Recyclable picnic for 3,000 - leaves 1 bin of trash
Did sewage sludge lace the White House veggie garden with lead?
'Humanure' victory: green toilet wins Austin city approval

archived June 21, 2009

Biofuels & methane hydrate - June 17

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Book Review: Green Algae Strategy
Mining "Ice That Burns"
Human sewage to power thousands of homes

archived June 17, 2009

Waste & recycling - June 9

Staff, Energy Bulletin

World's poor overwhelmed by rubbish
Converting Garbage into Fuel
Recycling revolution begins in blood and guts
The Top 6 Ways to Convert Poop Into Electricity

archived June 9, 2009