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Oil Shale - Extraction and Profitablilty

I've been digging into some of the background on Oil Shale and means of extraction. The goal is to identify the "net energy" compared to traditional crude extraction.   The common thread seems to indicate that "There is no Oil in ...

Forum topic - Spad - Jul 3 2014 - 12:24am - 1 comment

The 'Accelerated' Crash Course

This 'Accelerated' Crash Course video condenses over 4.5 hours' worth of detailed material on the trends most likely to shape your future into an easy-to-follow exploration that takes less than an hour to view. Please take the ...

Page - Adam Taggart - Jun 24 2014 - 10:54am - 4 comments - 0 attachments

The Crash Course

The Crash Course  has provided millions of viewers with the context for the massive changes now underway, as economic growth as we've known it is ending due to depleting resources. But it also offers real hope. Those individuals who take ...

Page - Adam Taggart - Jun 20 2014 - 11:43am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

The Crash Course: "Classic" version

The Crash Course seeks to provide you with a baseline understanding of the economy so that you can better appreciate the risks that we all face. The Intro below is separated from the rest of the sections because you'll only need to see it ...

Page - Adam Taggart - Jun 12 2014 - 7:35pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Anima Mundi - permaculture, peak oil, climate change and the Gaia theory

Watch Anima Mundi free for a short time only. Anima Mundi - Permaculture, Peak Oil, Climate Change and the the Gaia theory starring Vandana Shiva Seed, Noam Chomsky, David Holmgren (permaculture), Michael C. Ruppert, Michael Reynolds (earth ships), ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jun 29 2013 - 10:58pm - 1 comment

United Natures - a United Nations of all species

United Natures film release on mother earth rights, permaculture and environmental & spiritual philosophy with a stellar cast including, Dr. Vandana Shiva, David Holmgren, Starhawk, Father Bob Maguire, Cormac Cullinan, Dr. Helen Caldicott, Polly ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jun 18 2013 - 12:08pm - 2 comments

Perfect Storm: energy, finance, and the end of growth

This report fits right in line with The Crash Course: http://www.tullettprebon.com/Documents/strategyinsights/TPSI_009_Perfect_Storm_009.pdf (Current News & Events, American debt, Peak Oil) This report fits right in line ...

Forum topic - Transcend - Feb 21 2013 - 3:11pm - 0 comments

United Natures - a United Nations of all species

United Natures - a United Nations of all species Documentary movie on the Rights of Mother Earth and permaculture of the inner landscape. Featuring a stellar international cast of top environmental thinkers and doers including Vandana Shiva, ...

Forum topic - United Natures - Jan 16 2013 - 8:40am - 0 comments

How to talk to children about what's coming

Hi there, I have been reading a lot, follow this and similar forums and blogs. I have also started some preparations, such as growing a vegetable garden and stocking some food away in a pantry, learning new skills, etc. Although I have mentioned ...

Forum topic - silviatic - Aug 21 2012 - 7:56pm - 9 comments

Dinner event...

I'm interested in generating some member interest in meeting Chris for dinner at one of Chicago's many great steak houses.  I'd like to set up a semi-annual event for no more than 6 to 8 individuals.  It woudl probably cost about $100 for ...

Forum topic - macro2682 - Jul 13 2012 - 10:22pm - 0 comments

Fracking (hydraulic fracturing) for oil and natural gas extraction a game changer for peak oil?

I was a firm believer of peak oil, but the recent widespread use of fracking (hydraulic fracturing) to retrieve oil and natural gas has change my view. Right now, peak oil becomes a less urgent problem compared to global warming, sovereign debt crisis, ...

Forum topic - ynanlin - Jun 26 2012 - 4:59am - 11 comments

Ted Trainer and the Simpler Way

Here's the Editors note from this well written article From The Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. It covers the big picture of our prediciment... much in line with what Chris teaches. It would be interesting to have Chris interview Ted ...

Forum topic - mainebob - Jun 4 2012 - 11:02pm - 1 comment

Representing the average Joe/Jane

I have been checking books and blogs as well as some forum posts (here and in other similar websites). As a person who works helping people as my primary job (and secondary, as I volunteer as well), I am concerned about the “average” person, as well as ...

Forum topic - silviatic - May 21 2012 - 6:36pm - 6 comments

An Open versus Closed Civilization

Here's a video series I recently created that might be of interest to the CM community: The Supreme Ordeal, an Open vs. Closed Civilization, is a three-act presentation describing the closed, dominator civilization that we've been living ...

Forum topic - trwiley - Jun 15 2012 - 2:45am - 4 comments

Let's be less egocentric, short-sighted and simplistic about all this

I am curious...why everybody thinks and post as if the world will end? I see posts here from 2008 and wonder what are those people doing/thinking now, four years later... I learned about what we call “peak oil” (that really encompasses financial ...

Forum topic - silviatic - Jul 9 2012 - 5:40pm - 17 comments

Quantum Fusion

Last week there were two articles by Tom Whipple, who is a respected name in the peak oil field for a number of years now, at the energybulletin site. They deal with a new kind of fusion process at low temperatures like Rossi's E-CAT, but the ...

Forum topic - chm - May 7 2012 - 4:12am - 3 comments

New Zealand Economy

I was looking at New Zealand as a possible place to go and live until I found this graph of the NZ debt: Thanks to Wikipedia New Zealand economy page.  Have you actually ever Have you actually ever been to New Zealand? It's a rather ...

Forum topic - mammamia - Apr 30 2012 - 1:30pm - 13 comments

Bioplastic: a viable alternative to plastics?

Does anyone here know anything about bioplastics and if they are a viable alternative to fossil fuel plastics?   Would peak phosphate negate something like bioplastic, which relies on plant bases? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioplastic ...

Forum topic - Ardaniels - Apr 24 2012 - 10:06am - 2 comments

Deepwater Oil Drilling

A petroleum engineer assures me that oil is more likely to form under water than on land and, as more than 60% of the earths surface is covered with water and we have only been drilling deep water for 10 years, there are countless untapped fields ready ...

Forum topic - SenGruber - Apr 19 2012 - 4:43pm - 1 comment

On the relation between crude oil price and inflation

The is an article on the Time of April 9th on Oil. Ot's called "The truth about Oil". Essentially it says that there is plenty of Oil, but cheap oil is finished. We all know that. What is more interesting is that on page 22 it haas a nice ...

Forum topic - mammamia - Apr 7 2012 - 10:36am - 10 comments