Resource Depletion

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GPM Exclusive: Richard Heinberg Museletter Interviews

04 Apr 2007 | |
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In this new regular feature exclusive to Global Public Media, Richard Heinberg discusses his most recent Museletters with GPM's Julian Darley.

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James Howard Kunstler: Remarks to the Commonwealth Club of California

29 Mar 2007 |
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James Howard Kunstler, author of The Long Emergency, speaks to the Commonwealth Club of California about the American car culture and our illusions of maintaining it with alternative fuels.

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Richard Heinberg's Museletter #179: Burning the Furniture

22 Mar 2007 | |
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A soon-to-be-released study by the Energy Watch Group in Germany on the future of global coal supplies has implications so surprising and far-reaching that energy policymakers may take years to digest it. This essay is intended to help speed that process. The report’s central conclusions are that minable global coal reserves are much smaller than is commonly thought, and that a peak in world coal production is likely within only ten to fifteen years.
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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.
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Julian Darley: "Relocalize Now!"

10 Aug 2006 | |
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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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Peak Moment: A Defining Moment in Human History

29 Jan 2007 | |
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The planet is rapidly confronting us with limits to the exploitative, dominator system of the past 5000 years. David Korten, author of When Corporations Rule the World, and more recently The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community, implores us to replace the old dominator-control stories with new stories -- affirming life values of cooperation, community and interdependence. Episode 48.
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Limits to Growth co-author on climate change

20 Nov 2006 |
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If climate change sparks a global collapse this century, future historians are unlikely to acknowledge what caused it, says Norwegian scholar Jorgen Randers.
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David Hughes on Canada's Oil and Natural Gas - updated with audio

25 Nov 2006 | |
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Global Public Media's Julian Darley speaks to David Hughes, Post Carbon Institute Fellow and geologist with Natural Resources Canada, about global and North American oil and natural gas supply issues.
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Julian Darley at the Local Solutions Conference, NYC

29 Apr 2006 |
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Now with full PowerPoint Presentation

Julian Darley's presentation at the Local Solutions to the Energy Dilemma Conference in New York City, 29 April 2006. Darley gives an overview of Global Public Media and Post Carbon Institute, talks about the Relocalization Network and discusses upcoming projects and strategies for relocalization.
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Author Jeff Goodell on Big Coal

21 May 2006 |
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Author and journalist Jeff Goodell discusses his upcoming book Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future with GPM correspondent Jason Brenno.