20 Nov 2008
| View all related to ASPO USA 2008 | economy | Energy | Investment | Peak Moment Television | Peak Oil
Independent financial consultant Jim Hansen runs every investment through the "peak oil test". In this presentation from the ASPO-USA 2008 conference, he explores energy-related investments. And an interview with ecologist and professor Charlie Hall about energy return on energy invested. Episode 136.
04 Dec 2008 View all related to Climate Change | economy | Museletter | Peak Oil
Our 21st century nation’s dependence on 20th century fossil fuels is the greatest threat we face, far more so than the current financial crisis. A coordinated, comprehensive transition to an economy that is no longer dependent on hydrocarbon fuels and no longer emits climate-changing levels of carbon—a Post Carbon Energy Transition—will be the Obama Administration’s greatest opportunity to lead the nation on a path toward sustainable prosperity.
06 Oct 2008
| View all related to Coal | economy | health | OilView all related to Dr. Helen Caldicott | Richard Heinberg
In this engrossing discussion with Dr. Helen Caldicott, Richard Heinberg explains the
situation of Peak Oil, and reminds us just how reliant our society is
on the finite resources of oil, coal and gas.
06 Oct 2008
| View all related to economics | economy | Reality ReportView all related to Jason Bradford
Read this article in: English
Today's guest is scientist and financial expert Chris Martenson, here to explain how the financial crisis is a predictable outcome of a money system requiring exponential growth on a finite planet. With transcript.
09 Oct 2008 View all related to economy | Peak OilView all related to Julian Darley
In this Sustainable Business Alliance speaker series, Julian Darley talks with Bay Area business owners about the impact Peak Oil is having on their business and community.
13 Oct 2008
| View all related to ASPO USA 2008 | collapse | economy | Energy | Investment | Peak Moment Television | Peak Oil
"We are living in historic times", says financial consultant Jim Puplava. As reflected in his weekly Financial Sense Newshour, actually several hour-long podcasts, Jim has been factoring peak oil into his financial picture for several years. In this interview plus excerpts from his presentation at the Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO-USA) conference in September 2008, Jim talks about the "crisis window" opened by the current 2008 global credit crunch, and deepening over the next several years as oil supply begins its permanent decline. He provides some basic investment guidance for navigating the coming "perfect financial storm," noting that our society will move of necessity from consumption to conservation. Episode 131
06 Oct 2008 View all related to economy
Ron Cooke, the Cultural Economist, runs down the list of government agencies that should have seen this economic crisis coming.
02 Oct 2008
| View all related to ASPO USA 2008 | collapse | economy | Energy | Investment | Natural Gas | Peak Moment Television | Peak OilView all related to Matt Simmons
Drawing parallels with the current financial meltdown, Matthew Simmons, the CEO of Simmons & Company International, expresses his alarm about gasoline stocks being the lowest in several decades and refinery production down following recent hurricanes. He warns that if there were a run on the "energy bank" by everyone topping off their gasoline tanks, the U.S. would be out of fuel in three days, and grocery shelves largely emptied in a week. In an interview plus excerpts from his presentation at the Association for the Study of Peak Oil (ASPO-USA) conference on September 22, 2008, Matt highlights the risks and vulnerabilities in the finished oil products system, and answers audience questions. Episode 130.