Peak oil - Dec 11

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Chris Nelder talks peak oil at the UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Dept.
End of oil could worsen warming, study finds
Oil and OPEC: Can the Cartel Possibly Cut Production Enough?

archived December 11, 2008

Peak oil and energy - Dec 6

Staff, Energy Bulletin

IEA WEO 2008 - Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) to the rescue?
IEA WEO 2008: Long term prospects for coal production
Interview of Richard Heinberg by Dr. Helen Caldicott
Aleklett on Mercedes – Chrysler and peak oil
Peak oil still relevant? More than ever.

archived December 6, 2008

United States - Dec 3

Staff, Energy Bulletin

The War on Carbon Heats Up Globally, but Strategies for Change Remain Local
James L. Jones' energy views worry some environmentalists
Youth Embarrassed By U.S. Delegation at Climate Conference

archived December 3, 2008

ODAC Newsletter - Nov 27

Staff, Oil Depletion Analysis Centre

A weekly digest from a UK perspective.

archived November 27, 2008

Energy policy - Nov 26

Staff, Energy Bulletin

CBC finds secret advice to politicians: oilsands emissions hard to scrub
Global oil price collapse
World on cusp of clean tech revolution: Merrill Lynch
Financial crisis? That's nothing
The IEA WEO 2008: Will coal usage be phased out?
Calls to pump up China's oil stockpile

archived November 26, 2008

Energy industry - Nov 25

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Alaska’s Key to Oil Production - It’s a Gas…
UK: Coal's return raises pollution threat
Oil giants talk tax to kill environment

archived November 25, 2008

United Kingdom & Europe- Nov 24

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Green-basher Boris relaunches himself as an eco-warrior
King coal wins battle of Smalley
Power in the desert: solar towers will harness sunshine of southern Spain

archived November 24, 2008

Report says pandemic will threaten coal, power supplies

Robert Roos, Center for Infectious Disease Research & Policy (CIDRAP)

Investigation of coal supplies for Pandemic Planning reveal most utility companies only keep 30 days of coal on hand and are completely dependant on just-in-time supply chain to mine and ship the coal. An interruption such as a pandemic, train wreck or difficulty mining could turn off electricity in the US.

archived November 22, 2008

ODAC Newsletter - Nov 21

Staff, Oil Depletion Analysis Centre

A digest of news and commentary from a UK peak oil perspective

archived November 21, 2008

Energy industry - Nov 16

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Environmentalists win big EPA ruling on coal emissions
Does natural-gas drilling endanger water supplies?
Limited feasibility of Carbon Capture and Storage systems will mean more nuclear electric power

archived November 16, 2008