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Video: Our Survival Depends On Keeping The Oil In The Ground

Humanity’s survival depends on not burning two-thirds of our global oil reserves, so we must act now by limiting fossil fuel extraction. The highly biodiverse Amazon basin is a keystone area in combating climate change because it regulates our planet’s health and drives global weather patterns.  26 more words

Social Justice

106 Queens Week - Mr. S and His Gold

When we lived in the Steinway area in Astoria, we had an upstairs neighbor who I will refer to as Mr. S. 250 more words


The Limits to Growth report - still on track

Even among environmentalists, it’s standard to insert the words ‘now discredited’ in front of any mention of the Limits to Growth report of 1972. The criticisms tend to be drawn from… 585 more words

Energy And Fuels

Terminal Something

September 13, 2014   

Seems like, this week, the Empire moved from terminally stupid to terminally insane, declaring an “air war” on IS in Iraq and Syria (even though we already have around 1500 “advisors” –all wearing boots, as one wag put it – on the ground in Iraq) while the Empire and our EU allies upped its proxy war in the Ukraine by increasing sanctions on Russia after their mostly “sound and fury” NATO meeting. 414 more words

Perth Metro Transition Towns – Neighbourliness and The Power of Just Doing Stuff, Together – 21 September

The Perth Metro Transition hub is taking part in three fun, family friendly activities on 21 September. We invite you to join us.

First, we’re celebrating spring with a family picnic at Banks Reserve at 3 pm. 584 more words


Oil Price Forecasts: An Example from 1983



The Hubbert peak oil forecast assumes the production of oil (or gas or other commodities) follows a logistics curve from initial production to final resource exhaustion. 545 more words

Peak Oil

Transitioning into a Better Future

The Transition Towns movement originated in England in 2004 with Rob Hopkins, a permaculture designer, as its guiding force.  It is a community movement that has developed to build resilience in the face of peak oil, climate change, and economic instability.  906 more words