A weekly review from a UK perspective.
State of Paralysis
Natural Gas Politics
US steelworkers form unlikely alliance as renewables reinvigorate rustbelt
At the 2009 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston two weeks ago, the top issues revolved around policy questions more than technology, such as drilling the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and climate change legislation. I saw little in the way of progress, however.
A weekly roundup of Peak Oil news, including:
-Production and prices
-IEA lowers demand
-A changing LGN story
Barack Obama's key climate bill hit by $45m PR campaign
Scouts Train to Fight Terrorists, and More
Deb Doncaster at CPFO talks about Ontario's Green Energy and Economy Act (audio)
Peak Oil or Climate Change: Which Is Most Urgent?
On American Sustainability - Anatomy of Societal Collapse
Global Citizenship- Opportunities for Change
A weekly review including:
- Production and Prices
- EU Gas Deal
- The Message sinks in
"Oh Lord, make me carbon-neutral, but not yet."
— Carl Mortished in the Times Online
The fun qualities of helium stand in stark contrast to its deadly serious applications which are increasingly endangered. For although helium is the second most abundant element in the universe--hydrogen is the first--it is exceedingly rare on Earth; and, our cavalier attitude toward its use threatens tasks that are critical to maintaining our complex society.
A weekly review from a UK perspective