Reality Report

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The Reality Report: Jeffrey J. Brown and Net Oil Exports

12 Sep 2007 |
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Jeffrey J. Brown is an oil exploration geoscientist, primarily in Texas. This episode of the Reality Report looks at "net oil exports," and how the energy crisis creates the need to transform from an economy of mass global consumers to one of local producers. His website is: http://graphoilogy.blogspot.com/.

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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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Reality Report: Sharon Astyk on food and farming

02 Jul 2007 |
View all related to Local Food | Natural Gas | Oil | Reality Report | Relocalization | Resource Depletion | Sustainable Growing
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How many farmers will it take to feed America as oil and natural gas supplies decline? Sharon Astyk is head farmer at a CSA in central New York, currently working on a pair of books with New Society Publishers titled “Depletion and Abundance: The New Home Front, Families and the Coming Crisis” and “A Nation of Farmers.” Sharon also frequently writes essays that appear on her website and elsewhere, check out http://casaubonsbook.blogspot.com/

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Reality Report: Local Biofuels Production

18 Jun 2007 |
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Kumar Plocher of Yokayo Biofuels and Chris Hansen of the Post Carbon Institute's Local Energy Farms discuss production of local biofuels—what are the options for crops, land, processing and distribution?

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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.

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Reality Report: Greg Pahl's Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook

21 May 2007 |
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The Reality Report hosts Greg Pahl, prolific author of five books on sustainable living and renewable energy. This show discusses his most recent book, “The Citizen Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis.” Greg explains how community based renewable energy projects are key to local economic revival and security and encourages listeners to learn more by going to www.postcarbon.org.

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Reality Report: Nate Hagens on disagreement

29 Apr 2007 |
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Nate Hagens discusses the cognitive, social and psychological factors that make it difficult for societies to agree, even when all the facts are open and transparent.
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Reality Report: Nate Hagens on misconceptions about energy supplies

09 Apr 2007 |
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What are the common misconceptions about energy supplies? Nate Hagens is a former Wall Street investments manager and has an MBA from University of Chicago. He is completing his doctoral studies at the University of Vermont’s Gund Institute for Ecological Economics. Nate is also a contributor for The Oil Drum, an online source for news, analysis and discussions about energy and our future.

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Reality Report: Derrick Jensen and the prospects of civilization

04 Apr 2007 |
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The Reality Report interviews Derrick Jensen, ecological philosopher and author of several books, including The Culture of Make Believe, Listening to the Land, Strangely Like War, and most recently the two volume set, Endgame. We explore the question: Is civilization, defined as the concentration of population in cities, ever able to transition to sustainability? His website is www.derrickjensen.org.

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Reality Report: Bay Localize

26 Feb 2007 |
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This week's guest is Kirsten Schwind, Programs Coordinator for Bay Localize, a coalition of groups working towards a localization strategy and projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. The show will discusses how localization is emerging as a strategy common to diverse interest groups, such as climate change, social justice, peak oil, local business, economic security, anti-sprawl, sustainability, and political self-governance activists.