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Richard Heinberg: Oil Price Falls! Peak Oil a Non-Problem!

07 Aug 2008 |
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Two weeks ago, oil was soaring toward $150 a barrel; now it’s nosediving to $120 and may even see $100 again. Popular discourse is eager to use this as evidence for dimissing peak oil.  Not so fast, says Richard Heinberg. 
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Peak Moment: Hope Dances Eternal for This Media Maven

28 Feb 2008 | |
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For over a decade, Bob Banner has brought documentary films to hisregion, and published a bimonthly tabloid HopeDance, "Radical solutionsinspiring hope." Ahead of many, he brings "disturbing" information aswell as solutions and positive visions. Bob discusses the massivefailure of media, spiritual films, relocalization, peak oil, and myriadother topics. (www.hopedance.org) Episode 99.
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Reality Report: The World Without Us

30 Nov 2007 |
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On this episode of The Reality Report, Alan Weisman talks about his book "The World Without Us," a fascinating study of what would happen to our built infrastructure and the natural world were humans to vanish. Though the book's scenario is far fetched, it works as a teaching device. It gives one a sense of the vulnerabilities we face with resource constraints as we may find it difficult to maintain what was built with fossil energy and rich mineral ores.

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BBC Radio 4 on peak oil and climate change

17 Nov 2007 |
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Today BBC Radio 4 talked to oil geologist and local energy farms advisor Jeremy Leggett about OPEC and $100 oil prices - Leggett says "we haven't seen anything yet." Later in the broadcast, Radio 4 covered the newly released IPCC 4th Assessment on climate change, which notes that climate change is "severe and so sweeping that only urgent, global action" can head it off.

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Bart Anderson on the Reality Report

30 Oct 2007 |
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Bart Anderson of Energy Bulletin recaps recent news related to resource depletion, climate change and more.

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Reality Report: Escaping From Suburbia

22 Sep 2007 |
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Dara Rowland is producer of Escape From Suburbia: Beyond the American Dream., the sequel to the highly regarded film End of Suburbia. In this episode of the Reality Report she talks to host Jason Bradford about "Escape," and about the upcoming third film in the trilogy, which will go beyond North America.

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Journalist Paul Syvret on politics, peak oil and mitigation

18 Sep 2007 |
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Paul Syvret, assistant editor and columnist for the Courier Mail newspaper in Australia, talks to GPM's Andi Hazelwood about the forthcoming report on "Queensland's Vulnerability to Rising Oil Prices." Syvret also discusses his coverage of peak oil in the Courier Mail and other News Corp. publications and his own thoughts on peak oil and mitigation strategies.

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Reality Report: Bart Anderson and the lastest news from Energy Bulletin

10 Aug 2007 |
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Bart Anderson of Energy Bulletin recaps recent news related to resource depletion, climate change and more.

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David Strahan on the mainstreaming of peak oil

28 Jul 2007 |
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Former BBC journalist David Strahan talks to GPM's Julian Darley about the sudden attention to peak oil in the UK and elsewhere from the media, the NPC, the IEA, Goldman Sachs and CIBC. Strahan also recounts his experience with the UK's new All Party Parliamentary Group on Peak Oil and Gas (APPGOPO).

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From the Archives: Barrie Zwicker on the media and 9/11

31 Jul 2003 | |
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In this in depth interview from the Global Public Media archives, journalist Barrie Zwicker, widely known in the peak oil community as the host of "End of Suburbia," talks about the role of the media and the lack of coverage of 9/11 inconsistencies in mainstream media.