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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.

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Roger Bezdek Sydney Smart Conference keynote address

21 Jun 2007 |
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Dr. Roger Bezdek discusses the Hirsch reports and peak oil's implications for Australia's distribution supply chains at Sydney's Smart Conference.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Chris Skrebowski comments on BP's Statistical Review of World Energy 2007

16 Jun 2007 |
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Chris Skrebowski, editor of the UK Petroleum Review, discusses yesterday's Independent article on peak oil and BP's Statistical Review of World Energy 2007 with Julian Darley of Global Public Media.

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The Independent: A World Without Oil

15 Jun 2007
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On the 14th of June, 2007, the front page of the Independent newspaper in the UK was emblazoned with the words, "A World Without Oil - Scientists challenge major review of global reserves and warn that supplies will start to run out in four years' time". This is a world first, for any major newspaper to cover peak oil on their front page. Your comments welcome.

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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.

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Peak Moment: The Elephant in the Peak Oil Living Room

17 May 2007 | |
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Richard Katz and Dennis Brumm burst the technofix dream-bubble by naming the hard stuff: the lack of sufficient alternatives to oil and gas at the enormous scale needed. Overpopulation exceeding the planet's carrying capacity. Potential collapse. But wait! they close with ideas for positive individual responses. Episode 60.

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Reality Report: The Myths of Biofuels

04 Jun 2007 |
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In this edition of the Reality Report, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory staff scientist David Fridley discusses "The Myths of Biofuels" - specifically liquid biofuels geared towards transportation.