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Joko (Jokowi) Widodo

Just to the North of Australia lies a series of islands known as Indonesia, known to Australians as a place of booze and drug filled ‘spring break’ style getaways, and one of the worst places to get on the wrong side of the law. 193 more words

Law & Government

"Peak Oil" and Ukraine

Suburbia Is Over: Why US Oil Dependence is Futureless

In April 2005 Rolling Stone magazine included an article so depressing it made Michael Ruppert seem like Pollyanna. 732 more words

Fracking

It Really Is a Predicament

In last week’s post we compared the predicament that humanity finds itself in with that of yeast in a wine carboy. Initially the carboy has lots of space for the growing yeast population, there is plenty of sugar to for it to “eat” and the pollution levels of the alcohol byproduct are tolerable. 619 more words

Climate Change

extraction / exploitation

phenomena like climate change, desertification and the peak in conventional petroleum production have been caused because human productive activity has been primarily extractive and exploitative towards the environment, and therefore never sustainable. 64 more words

Designed Forest

Links for the Week Ending 16 July 2014

I haven’t posted for quite a while. Basically, family commitments have eaten into my blogging time, and this state of affairs will likely continue for an indefinite period longer. 1,003 more words

Climate Change

New Wine

Welcome to the first edition of the blog Christianity at the Peak. In this blog we discuss some of the wrenching changes due to environmental degradation and resource depletion that our society faces in the coming years and how Christians can respond. 591 more words

Climate Change

Coming of Age in the United States

Milton Friedman said it best, “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand.“ Why must this quip ring so true in our hearts and in our minds? 152 more words

Communication