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Crash Course Seminar in Broomfield Colorado

Transition Westminster/Arvada/Broomfield (TWAB) will be offering the Crash Course at: The Crescent Grange 7901 W. 120th Ave Broomfield, CO  80020 The dates and times are as follows: 2/17/2010 7PM-10PM (approximately 90 minutes of ...

Forum topic - dps - Feb 3 2010 - 4:47pm - 16 comments

The Grand Unified Theory of current events....

What have: 1) "Climate change" 2)  "The War on Terror" 3)  "Economic Collapse" got in common.. answer.. they are all symptoms / cover stories for the true underlying issue...... peak oil. The final ...

Forum topic - plato1965 - Jan 29 2010 - 11:12pm - 0 comments

Possible game changer

Yesterday I saw this very interesting article: http://smarteconomy.typepad.com/smart_economy/2010/01/haiti-rich-in-unexplored-hydrocarbons-with-potential-oil-reserves-larger-than-those-of-venezuela-gol.html This article talks about the richness ...

Forum topic - keelba - Jan 26 2010 - 12:34pm - 0 comments

A Simple Explanation of Peak Oil

I would love the input of anyone who will take the time to read my story of Peak Oil. A friend who had not been "getting" it said that this story clarified things for her in a way that all my explanations before hadn't. It is a little ...

Forum topic - Saffron - Jan 26 2010 - 7:15am - 2 comments

The next ten years ...

Jeff Rubin's recent lecture on the three E's and the near future.. I was particularly struck by the growth of internal consumption in OPEC nations... and the need for carbon protectionism.. Re: The next ten years ...

Forum topic - plato1965 - Jun 15 2012 - 3:39am - 5 comments

Earth 2100 on History Channel NOW!

I had the History Channel on in the background then suddenly started hearing something that sounded like it was channelling CM!! Sustainability, lack or resources, violence as people vie for fuel, you name it....although perhaps a few decades too ...

Forum topic - NMNJGRL - Jan 7 2010 - 11:19pm - 5 comments

Yemen: A new threat, an oil interest, or both?

Hi Folks-   I like having the "Controversial Threads" area to post articles like this one, by William Engdahl, entitled "Yemen: Behind Al Qaeda Scenarios, a Geopolitical Oil Chokepoint to Eurasia", at ...

Forum topic - pinecarr - Jan 6 2010 - 9:56pm - 3 comments

2009 retrospective 10 top ten peak oil stories

Here is a top ten ASPO peak oil stories for 2009.    Worth a read. http://www.aspousa.org/index.php/2010/01/top-ten-peak-oil-stories-of-2009/ Doug (Current News & Events, ASPO, China, Mexico, Peak Oil, shale gas, Important) ...

Forum topic - Doug - Jan 6 2010 - 1:14pm - 0 comments

Warren Buffett versus the Soccer Moms

(This short article of mine was recently published on Financial Sense, and I thought it might be of interest here too. I suppose that I also want to use it to introduce myself.  I was an old lurker, and am now a new poster.) Warren Buffett ...

Forum topic - drbubb - Jan 2 2010 - 10:06am - 16 comments

Peak oil podcast online

Good morning I have done a podcast about peak oil which went online on 14 December and which you might be interested in listening to.  It is a guest podcast on CanadaPrepared.com which can be downloaded via iTunes or directly from: ...

Forum topic - peter31 - Dec 17 2009 - 9:49am - 3 comments

Peak Oil, Peak Food

Peak Oil, Peak Food By Aetius Romulous 16 December, 2009 Countercurrents.org T he single greatest challenge facing our modern economic food chain is the insanely unnatural low cost of food to the ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Dec 17 2009 - 2:55am - 0 comments

Roger Ebert give a thumbs up to new film on Peak Oil

Roger Ebert has given an enthusiastic thumbs-up to the new peak oil film Collapse: http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20091209/REVIEWS/912099993 Always good to see a member of the mainstream media who 'gets ...

Forum topic - Alex Szczech - Dec 12 2009 - 4:05pm - 23 comments

Peak Climate Change

”The UN’s future scenarios for climate are pure fantasy” / ”FN:s framtidsscenarier för klimatet är rena fantasier” Today, DN (Dagens Nyheter – Sweden’s leading newspaper) published a contribution by me in their ”DN-Debate” column regarding the ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Dec 9 2009 - 9:41am - 3 comments

Peak Oil still just Theory?

Recently in conversations with folks who understand most or all of the issues we currently face, I have been bludgeoned by arguments that find Peak Oil less reality and more theory. A quick google search for strings like “peak oil debunked” finds ...

Forum topic - Ready - Dec 7 2009 - 12:58pm - 23 comments

Man, I'm glad that peak oil scare is over!

http://money.cnn.com/2009/12/03/news/economy/cheap_oil/index.htm "The energy intensity of the U.S. economy has actually dropped by about 2% a year every year since the early 1980s. In the next couple of years Deutsche Bank expects it to ...

Forum topic - MarkM - Dec 7 2009 - 12:44pm - 7 comments

Peak Oil, Peak Credit, and Peak Problem!

We can't "make" more of it, from what? Yes we can.  There is no limit to the amount of oil we can manufacture.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synthetic_oil We can pump it faster but that just compounds the issue; ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Nov 29 2009 - 3:23pm - 10 comments

The future of Energy

Can Renewables Replace Fossil Fuels? With peak oil already upon us, sustaining oil supply is akin to running up a down escalator. Or, as Nate Hagens put it at the ASPO peak oil ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Nov 25 2009 - 5:26pm - 4 comments

Will liquid ammonia save the day?

I just listened to the FSN interview this weekend with Matt Simmons.  I've heard Simmons speak several times and I've read his book.  Generally he talks about how significant the challenge of PO is and how urgently we need to act.  This time, ...

Forum topic - switters - Nov 21 2009 - 4:05pm - 9 comments

A Crash Course Soundrack...

So, what's on your playlist as we head into "interesting times" ? If I had to pick one song that encapsulated the predicament described in the Crash Course. it would be this... (Chapter 19: Future Shock, ...

Forum topic - plato1965 - Jun 15 2012 - 3:43am - 0 comments

Intersection of Global Warming and Peak Oil

Clearly pollution is bad and needs to be limited by some means.  It is especially unfair for industry (or anyone) to create particulate emissions or pollute rivers and not pay for this damage.  These societal costs (externalities) need to be captured ...

Forum topic - goes211 - Nov 13 2009 - 6:04pm - 53 comments