Water - July 14

Staff, Energy Bulletin

California: Despair flows as fields go dry and unemployment rises
Tucson rainwater harvesting law drawing interest
Australian Town Bans Bottled Water

archived July 13, 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

United States - July 2

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Small Towns vs. Nestlé
It’s Now Legal to Catch a Raindrop in Colorado
Struggling cities cancel Fourth of July fireworks

archived July 2, 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

Climate & environment - June 27

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Sailing plastics to the Garbage Patch (Kon-Tiki made from plastic bottles)
Ozone saver is global warmer
Bill McKibben on U.S. climate politics
McKibben: I’m spewing carbon for your benefit and mine

archived June 27, 2009

Europe & UK - June 15

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Emerald Isle plots green revolution
'Global warming is hoax' (but not peak oil): the world according to BNP's Nick Griffin
Caroline Lucas: Forget the BNP. What about the planet?
Jobbik Rising (rightist party in Hungary)
Venice turns to tap to cut trash

archived June 15, 2009

United States - June 13

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Marathon Man: Henry Waxman and the cap-and-trade bill
FutureGen ‘clean coal’ plant gets federal backing
Jon Wellinghoff, Obama’s energy futurist
The penal state in an age of crisis
Does federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing make sense?
Jesse Jackson: US needs new industrial policy

archived June 13, 2009

Oceans, fish and The End of the Line

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Act now or it's jellyfish burgers all round
Film prompts Pret a Manger to change its tuna
Public support creation of marine nature reserve
The End of the Line: The biggest problem you've never heard of
Menaces to oceans: CO2, plastic bags, overfishing
Scientists: global warming has already changed oceans

archived June 11, 2009

Food & agriculture - June 11

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Do exports of water-intensive crops hurt drought-prone California?
India: Farm suicides turn children into farmers
Canada: Putting food on the table produces greenhouse gases
Biochar newsletter for June

archived June 11, 2009

Water & environment - June 5

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Another Water World Is Possible
Turning on the Water Works
Israelis get four-fifths of scarce West Bank water, says World Bank

archived June 5, 2009