Climate Change


Lifeboat Show: Global Warming Crisis: Call to Action

18 Jun 2007 |
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Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury trained in Tennessee with Al Gore's first cohort of 50 climate change leaders pledged to give the award-winning Gore presentation to at least ten audiences, which Bradbury had already accomplished before we brought him to Astoria for two more. Between appearances, he appeared on The Lifeboat Show to discuss the need for government action on climate change, issues surrounding Oregon's forest management practices and deforestation, and proposed local LNG sitings. Crisis is also opportunity, and Bill calls for personal, business and political activism.

Peak Moment: Singing Minstrels - Teaching Kids About Climate Change

27 Jul 2007 | |
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Enjoy toe-tapping tunes as environmental educators Sharon Abreu and Michael Hurwicz regale us with songs like "Penguins on Thin Ice." Their shared goal is for education to be fun and entertaining. Their catchy lyrics bid "Goodbye, Oil" and ask "How do we find the balance?" Their answer: "The economy depends on the ecology." Sing along! Episode 65.


Rob Hopkins on the transition movement

13 Jul 2007 |
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Read this article in: English's Rob Hopkins talks in detail with GPM's Andi Hazelwood about the movement across the UK to transition to a low fossil fuel future and about his own group, Transition Town Totnes. Hopkins also successfully counters the excuses and arguments against transition efforts.


Pray for Rain: Stories from the Drought Bus

07 Jul 2007 |
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In this exclusive Global Public Media feature, Australian farmers, business people and drought bus workers tell GPM's Andi Hazelwood their stories of drought.

"The government assistance can get people through just on the bare necessities but how are we going to, as communities and farmers, rebuild once there is some rain? Is there going to hopefully be enough infrastructure to make sure those farms become viable again?" -Megan Gerrish, Mobile Drought Assistance Coordinator, Queensland, Australia


Dr. Albert Bartlett, In Depth

22 Jun 2007 |
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Dr. Albert Bartlett, professor emeritus of Physics from the University of Colorado at Boulder discusses population growth, peak oil and global warming, solutions and sustainability in great detail with GPM's Andi Hazelwood. The in depth interview closes with a brief discussion of A Depletion Protocol for Non-Renewable Natural Resources: Australia as an Example and a look at Queensland's local government reform plan.


Peak Moment: Peak Oil, Peak Coal and Beyond

09 Jun 2007 | |
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Hot topics from Richard Heinberg: record-high U.S. fuel prices; the ethanol big-business boondoggle; coal projected to peak about a hundred years early (around 2020); what the climate change discussion is missing; and enjoying ourselves as we "go local." Episode 63.


Jeremy Leggett comments on the Independent

18 Jun 2007 |
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Jeremy Leggett of solarcentury (and formerly of BP) discusses the Independent's feature on peak oil with Julian Darley of Global Public Media. Also discussed is the likelihood of other UK newspapers to follow suit, and the disconnect between peak oil and climate change activists.


Julian Darley at the Alberta "Power to the People" conference

18 Nov 2006 |
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Julian Darley discusses oil depletion, relocalization and more at the "Power for the People: Determining Our Energy Future" conference at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.


Richard Heinberg: The Energy Transition - Global Responses to Climate Change and Fossil Fuel Depletion

19 Apr 2007 | |
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Richard Heinberg's presentation at New College of California on transitioning to a Post Carbon world. Includes a history of man's energy use and a visual definition of peak oil, a summary of the current state of affairs, projections on what could happen if we don't begin to transition now, and finally discussion of the available responses.


Roger Bezdek on peak oil, global warming and Australia

08 Jun 2007 |
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Dr. Roger Bezdek, president of Management Information Systems Inc. and co-author of the Hirsch report and its follow up, talks with GPM's Australian correspondent Andi Hazelwood about the Hirsch report 2 and a half years on, peak oil, global warming and his upcoming Australian speaking tour.