Renewables

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Lifeboat Show: What You Need to Know About Wind Power

17 Jul 2006 |
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Everything you always wanted to know about the technology, feasibility, and economics wind power, but were afraid to ask. Christopher Paddon takes the mystery out of this amazing source of renewable energy that anyone can harness. Find out what the power of wind can do to help you and your community achieve energy self-sufficiency.

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The Case for the Electric Tractor

30 Jun 2007
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View all related to Jason Bradford | David Fridley

The discourse has been heating up around biofuel for well over a year now. The classic food versus fuel debate has been engaged recently by the United Nations, while scientists, climate change experts, and farmers begin to question the scale and logistics of biofuel replacement of the current liquid fuel demand. In this article, Energy Farm Development Specialist Christoffer Hansen and Post Carbon Fellow Dr. Jason Bradford make the case for the electric tractor.

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Julian Darley on CJLY in Canada

19 Jun 2007 |
View all related to energy farms | Natural Gas | Oil | oil depletion protocol | Relocalization | Renewables | Resource Depletion
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Post Carbon Institute founder Julian Darley appears on The Ecocentric with host Matt Lowe on CJLY Kootenay co-op radio in advance of his July 11 visit to Nelson, BC, Candada to discuss resource depletion and relocalization.

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Reality Report: Local Biofuels Production

18 Jun 2007 |
View all related to biofuel | Local Energy | Reality Report | Renewables
View all related to Jason Bradford

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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Julian Darley at the Alberta "Power to the People" conference

18 Nov 2006 |
View all related to Climate Change | Energy | energy farms | Oil | Relocalization | Renewables | Sustainability
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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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The Independent: A World Without Oil

15 Jun 2007
View all related to Oil | Renewables | Resource Depletion
View all related to Colin Campbell | Chris Skrebowski | Jeremy Leggett

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 | |
View all related to Climate Change | Oil | oil depletion protocol | Relocalization | Renewables | Resource Depletion
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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: Energy Savings for the Home

22 Apr 2007 | |
View all related to conservation | Local Energy | Peak Moment Television | Renewables

Todd Cory lives in a zero energy home. He started by conserving a whopping 70% of his energy use. Then he installed solar hot water and electricity connected to the grid. This renewable energy installer brims with enthusiastic ideas about having fun consuming less energy, starting with "the low hanging fruit"-- what's easy and cheapest to do. Episode 57.

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Reality Report: The Myths of Biofuels

04 Jun 2007 |
View all related to biofuel | Oil | Reality Report | Renewables | Transportation
View all related to Jason Bradford | David Fridley

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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Roger Bezdek on peak oil, global warming and Australia

08 Jun 2007 |
View all related to Australia | biofuel | Climate Change | global warming | Oil | Renewables
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Dr. Roger Bezdek, president of Management Information Systems Inc. and co-author of the Hirsch report and its follow up, talks with GPM's Australian correspondent Andi Hazelwood about the Hirsch report 2 and a half years on, peak oil, global warming and his upcoming Australian speaking tour.