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Richard Heinberg Speaks to European Parliament

16 Mar 2007
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On February 27 I had the extraordinary opportunity to meet with three members of the European Parliament, and to address a session of the Parliamentary Trade Committee on the subject of Peak Oil.
Jason Melnychuk

Fort MacMurray: an urban study

30 Nov 2006 |
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Fort McMurrray has the worlds attention fixed on it as it is quickly being exploited for the plentiful amounts of oil trapped in the ground there, but there is a story not heard in the press. Calls from the mayor to halt expansion. A failing infrastructure. Basic needs being ignored in the middle of untold prosperity.
Stuart Ramsey

Stuart Ramsey: Oil, That Is

08 Feb 2007 |
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Transportation engineer and planner for the City of Burnaby, Stuart Ramsey, gives a presentation to the National Resource Council Canada's Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation. Ramsey focuses on urban transportation strategies for addressing the challenges of peak oil and climate change. These are issues that will require changes, on an unprecedented scale, to how we produce and consume energy.
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Julian Darley: "Relocalize Now!"

10 Aug 2006 | |
View all related to Climate Change | Local Culture | Local Energy | Local Food | Local Money | Natural Gas | Oil | Population | Relocalization | Renewables | Resource Depletion
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Presenting in Port Townsend, Washington, the founder/director of Post Carbon Institute lays out the problem of "overshoot", highlighting the impending worldwide oil and natural gas crisis, with a snapshot of Washington State's energy profile. Relocalization is the prime strategy to reduce community fossil fuel dependence. Post Carbon initiatives include Global Public Media, the Relocalization Network, Municipal Toolkit, Energy Farms Network, and the forthcoming book Relocalize Now!
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BBC: Farming, supermarkets and the end of cheap oil

27 Jan 2007
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Should we all be preparing for a life without supermarkets? There's a growing school of thought that argues that the way we shop and the way supermarkets organise their food supplies just won't be possible once the era of cheap oil comes to an end.
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Reality Report: Bart Anderson of Energy Bulletin

07 Feb 2007 |
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The Reality Report interviews Bart Anderson a co-editor of Energy Bulletin, an on-line source for news and commentary related to energy, society and the environment. Bart is a trained journalist now specializing in media coverage and the cultural response to peak oil and global warming. This show is a news round-up and discussion of how the press is dealing with issues such as peak oil, rising energy and commodity prices, climate change and the social ramifications.
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Peak Moment: The San Francisco Peak Oil Resolution

29 Jan 2007 | |
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San Francisco is the first American city to formally address the challenges of oil depletion. Dennis Brumm and Allyse Heartwell recount how members of SF Oil Awareness envisioned, wrote and presented to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors a Peak Oil resolution, which was passed unanimously in April 2006. They explore next steps: public hearings and plans to create a task force to assess the city's energy vulnerability. Episode 47.
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Dale Alan Pfeiffer on Eating Fossil Fuels

20 Nov 2006 |
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Kellia Ramares of Radio Internet Story Exchange talks to author Dale Alan Pfeiffer about his book Eating Fossil Fuels.
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Top Energy Scientists Agree, Bush Wrong on Alternative Fuels

18 Jan 2007
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"...witnesses from three of America’s premier energy research institutions cast grave doubt on the feasibility of reaching President Bush’s State of the Union goal of manufacturing 35 billion gallons a year of alternative fuels by 2017." Post Carbon Institute Communications Director Richard Bell reports.
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State Of The Union: The Danger of a Few Little Words

18 Jan 2007
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Richard Bell, Communications Director for Post Carbon Institute, responds to President Bush's State of the Union Address. The article is followed by the energy sections of the 2006 and 2007 State of the Union Addresses.