Lectures

Ross Gelbspan

Ross Gelbspan at the World Affairs Council

08 Sep 2004
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Climate change, if unchecked, will swamp every other issue facing the global community today. Gelbspan argues that not only the fossil fuel industry and politicians but also the news media and environmental activists have, wittingly or otherwise, worsened the global climate crisis.
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Richard Heinberg on Powerdown

06 Nov 2004 |
View all related to Climate Change | Conflict | Fiscal Policy and Dollar Hegemony | Habitat Destruction | Oil | Politics | Population | Resource Depletion
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A video synopsis of Richard Heinberg's latest book Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World
George Lakoff

George Lakoff at the Green Festival

06 Nov 2004 |
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In order to promote sustainable, ecologically sound policies, Lakoff suggests we need more than the facts on our side -- we must work proactively to re-frame the debate
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Patricia Allison at Peak Oil-Community Solutions Conference

14 Nov 2004
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The principles of permaculture are vital in the transition to a sustainable post-oil society.
Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg's Closing Address for 2004 Peak Oil Conference

28 Jul 2004
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We have only a dwindling amount of time to build lifeboats—that is, the needed alternative infrastructure. It has been clear for at least 30 years what characteristics this should have—organic, small-scale, local, convivial, cooperative, slower paced, human-oriented rather than machine-oriented, agrarian, diverse, democratic, culturally rich, and ecologically sustainable. We have known for a long time that the status quo—a society that is machine-oriented, competitive, inequitable, fast-paced, globalized, monocultural, corporate-dominated—is deadening to the human spirit and ecologically unsustainable
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Mike Ruppert at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco

31 Aug 2004 |
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Ruppert describes war games that were conducted on the same day as the WTC attacks with the same scenario, leading the FAA and NORAD to question whether what they saw on their screens was a game or reality.
Bin Laden Speaking

Bin Ladin directs his message at the American people

10 Mar 2003
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People of America this talk of mine is for you and concerns the ideal way to prevent another Manhattan, and deals with the war and its causes and results... I say to you that security is an indispensable pillar of human life and that free men do not forfeit their security, contrary to Bush's claim that we hate freedom.
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Launch of Linda McQuaig's new book

10 Aug 2004
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Webcast of the October 27, 2004 launch of Linda McQuaig's new book IT'S THE CRUDE, DUDE: WAR. BIG OIL, AND THE FIGHT FOR THE PLANET
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Sonia Shah speaks about Crude: The Story of Oil

30 Aug 2005 |
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In Crude, author and independent journalist Sonia Shah presents the first concise history of this, the world's most coveted and contentious mineral. But this portrait of the fuel that defined an age is shot through with a history of destruction and conflict as myriad as oil's use.
Michael Klare 2004

Michael Klare talks about his new book

30 Aug 2005
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speaking on the day Blood and Oil was published