United States - Apr 23

Staff, Energy Bulletin

U.S. Congress begins drive for climate change bill
U.S. May Never Need More Nuclear, Coal Plants, FERC Head Says
US Natural Gas Prices: "The Fix is Underway"

archived April 23, 2009

Peak People: The Interrelationship between Population Growth and Energy Resources

Graham Zabel, MSc Demography/Energy Economics, London School of Economics, Energy Bulletin

This paper investigates the link between population growth, energy resources and carrying capacity at a global level, to determine if there might be dependencies and if so, how they could be modelled. Different qualities of energy resources may interact differently with population growth. Finally the implications of a peak in energy resource availability on population growth are examined.

archived April 20, 2009

Peak Oil Review - Apr 20

Tom Whipple, ASPO-USA

A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including:
-Production and prices
-Off-shore drilling

archived April 20, 2009

ODAC Newsletter - 17 Apr

Staff, Oil Depletion Analysis Centre

A weekly review from a UK perspective.

archived April 17, 2009

The Green Power Illusion

Bill Henderson, Energy Bulletin

America is finally showing leadership on climate change. But unfortunately the Obama Administration and the majority of US climate change activists haven't learned very important lessons from the peak oil debate and look to be leading the world down an illusory path.

archived April 8, 2009

Prices & supplies - Apr 8

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Forecasting Coal Production Until 2100
In search of Lithium
The Future of Oil Prices

archived April 8, 2009

United States - March 30

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Cities deal with a surge in shantytowns
Decrying AIG, top officials ask strong new control
California's jobless rate forecast to pass 12%
NYT repeats coal talking points, try to sabotage Obama's green energy plans

archived March 30, 2009

Review: 'Future Scenarios' by David Holmgren

Frank Kaminski, Seattle Peak Oil Awareness (SPOA)

Future Scenarios serves as a good introduction to the concept of future energy descent/climate change scenarios.

archived March 29, 2009

Energy limits to growth: integrating energy sources - part III

Richard Heinberg, Richard Heinberg/Post Carbon Institute

This content is no longer available. It was a pre-publication draft of a section of "Energy Limits to Growth," a report that will be published in expanded form by Post Carbon Institute and International Forum on globalization in May.

archived March 20, 2009

Peak oil and coal - March 14

Staff, Energy Bulletin

How much coal remains?
Science Magazine on peak coal
The Oil Drum demographic/opinion survey results
Australia radio interview with Dmitry Orlov

archived March 14, 2009