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OutThere Monthly - Interview with Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg Feb 08, 2012   

By Juliet Sinisterra, OutThere Monthly In 2003 The Party’s Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies by Richard Heinberg was published. The book is a somber, detailed analysis … >>

The great carbon bubble: Why the fossil fuel industry fights so hard

Bill McKibben Feb 07, 2012   

  If we could see the world with a particularly illuminating set of spectacles, one of its most prominent features at the moment would be a giant carbon bubble, whose bursting someday … >>

Bill Rees' Last Lecture

William Rees Feb 02, 2012   

By Justin Richie, The Tyee Last December, after more than 40 years teaching at the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) at the University of British Columbia, Bill Rees gave his … >>

The Peak Oil Crisis: Election 2012

Tom Whipple Feb 02, 2012   

If current trends continue, gasoline prices and U.S. energy policy seem destined to play a larger role in the political debate prior to the November elections than ever before. Gasoline on the … >>

The peak oil crisis: On closing our refineries

Tom Whipple Jan 26, 2012   

Here is one more thing for those of us who live in the northeastern U.S. to start worrying about - the refineries that make our gasoline, diesel, heating oil, etc. are dropping like flies. In … >>

“Sewer Mining” – Efficient Water Recycling Coming to a Community Near You

Sandra Postel Jan 23, 2012   

It sounds yucky at best, but mining sewage is growing in popularity, especially in Sydney, Australia, where a decade of drought forced some creative thinking about how to get, use and manage … >>

With Gas so Cheap and Well Drilling Down, Why is Gas Production so High?

David Hughes Jan 19, 2012   

Natural gas prices have declined to below $3.00/mcf, levels not seen for years, yet the EIA posted the highest gas production ever in October, 2011. U.S. gas production is growing despite annual … >>

Security by Design

David Orr Jan 19, 2012   

It is commonly assumed that our national security depends only on our capacity to project military power beyond our borders and has little to do with how we organize the internal business of the … >>

The peak oil crisis: cold fusion update

Tom Whipple Jan 19, 2012   

There have been enough developments in the cold fusion story during the last two weeks to warrant revisiting the subject. For those of you who came in late, cold fusion, also known as Low Energy … >>

Congress doesn’t know when to stop digging

Bill McKibben Jan 13, 2012   

[Excerpt]: John Boehner’s got a problem — a statistical trap that’s going to take some real work to get out of. His drive to completely discredit the institution of the … >>