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

Peak oil - Nov 11

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Jeremy Leggett discusses the UK Industry Taskforce on Peak Oil and Energy Security
Total sees nuclear energy for growth after peak oil
On theoretical, scientific or ideological grounds

archived November 11, 2008

Michigan hosts state-focused peak oil conference

Aaron Wissner, Energy Bulletin

Michigan's third peak oil conference of 2008 focuses on the specific challenges and solutions for Michigan and features 45 speakers including Richard Heinberg, Albert Bates, Michael Brownlee, Ellen Hodgeson Brown, Richard Gilbert, Stephanie Mills, Kurt Cobb, and Aaron Wissner. The event is schedule for the November 14 weekend.

archived November 6, 2008

Food & agriculture - Nov 4

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Heinberg: The Food and Farming Transition
A bounty sprouts in the city with MyFarm enterprise
Green prisons farm, recycle to save energy, money
Food Insecurity's Dirty Secret
Victoria: Call for action as state food security at risk

archived November 4, 2008

Nuclear - Nov 3

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Nuclear Power May Be in Early Stages of a Revival
Nuclear-powered passenger aircraft 'to transport millions' says expert
Finland's symbol of resurrection becomes showcase for hassles, delays and cost-overruns

archived November 3, 2008

Dawn of the new energy order

Chris Davis and Andy Bochman, Discovery Channel (PowrTalk)

T. Boone Pickens has challenged the U.S. presidential candidates to come up with a detailed energy plan. This speech offers them the outline of a response to that challenge...

archived October 26, 2008

Energy Industry - Oct 14

Staff, Energy Bulletin

Fusion will be cracked "within 30 years"
Credit Crisis Meet Power Crisis
Montana Refining nixes $500 million expansion

archived October 14, 2008

Federal energy incentives have chiefly benefited oil, natural gas industries; nuclear, renewables lag

Roger Bezdek, ASPO-USA Peak Oil Review

Public interest in the role of federal incentives in shaping today’s energy marketplace and future energy options has risen sharply. That interest has met with frustration in some quarters and half-truths in others because of the difficulty in developing a complete picture of the incentives that influence today’s energy options. The difficulty arises from the many forms of incentives, the variety of ways in which they are funded, managed, and monitored, and changes in the agencies responsible for administering them.

archived October 13, 2008

ODAC Newsletter - Oct 10

Staff, Energy Bulletin

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

archived October 10, 2008