Dear David, Nick and Ed – we the general public live in the real world – we make decisions based on common sense and 90% of this Island just can’t stop laughing at Par-Lia-Men-t everyday – check this out.. This company called Cuadrilla (4 drills?) think that households will save £12-25 per household. 1. Caudrilla [...]
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PEAK oil may force farmers to change the way they farm and where they export, according to Sydney University Agriculture and Environment senior lecturer Dr Lindsay Campbell.
PEAK oil may force farmers to change the way they farm and where they export, according to Sydney University Agriculture and Environment senior lecturer Dr Lindsay Campbell. Mr Campbell believes farmers will face an increase in the price of chemicals, nitrogen, phosphate and freight costs, caused by increasing energy costs stemming from peak oil. [...]
Our political leaders, economists and captains of industry haven’t really cottoned on, blinded by the growth story
Where are we going as a culture?
TT Business – The Northwest & the cradle of the Industrial Revolution.. does it understand the next one?
Today we have an important presentation by Richard Branson followed by an Interview with Telegraph business reported Ambrose Evans-Pritchard and then an interview with Chris Martenson that pulls all this together. In February 2010, a group of business leaders (including Richard Branson) came together to issue the UK government a warning: we’ve had the credit crisis, [...]
Richard Heinberg of the post carbon institute talks about adapting at city wide scale.
The race is on to drill the Arctic and pay the high prices or change behavior, conserve what’s left and design local economies? Video of a spirited debate on peak oil between John Hofmeister (Shell) and Ted Patzek (University of Texas and ASPO-USA). The former president of Shell Oil Company debated Tad Patzek, Chair, Dept. [...]
By Kurt Cobb 20 February, 2012 Resource Insights Protestations in the mainstream media that we need not worry about a peak in the rate of world oil production anytime soon are suddenly coming fast and furious. As a result, I was reminded both of Shakespeare and Gandhi. http://www.countercurrents.org/cobb200212.htm
By Alice Friedemann 21 February 2012 EnergySkeptic Since there’s nothing that can be done about climate change, because there’s no scalable alternative to fossil fuels, I’ve always wondered why politicians and other leaders, who clearly know better, feel compelled to deny it. I think it’s for exactly the same reasons you don’t hear them talking [...]