Peak Oil

Results for Peak Oil

‘Can Totnes and District Feed Itself?’

Announcing the Release of ‘Can Totnes and District Feed Itself?’ We are delighted, after many months of work, to finally announce the release of a major piece of groundbreaking research developed by Transition Town Totnes , Transition ...

Forum topic - Damnthematrix - Mar 17 2010 - 2:20am - 1 comment

Strategies for measuring EROEI

Just been thinking about something Chris mentioned in the house of commons lecture. We know that it's often very complicated to calculate the EROEI of a specific technology or strategy.. what gets counted ? what fraction of the energy ...

Forum topic - plato1965 - Mar 4 2010 - 2:33pm - 2 comments

Toyota expects Peak Oil

I just listened to a podcast from the Commonwealth Club-Climate One series (where CM recently spoke) by James Letz of Toyota in November 2009. He came right out and said the in-house expectation at Toyota is Peak Oil sometime by the end of this decade.  ...

Forum topic - Woodman - Mar 4 2010 - 11:37am - 0 comments

Look at this books reasons for skills

I am not endorsing this guy's book.  I haven't even read it. I just got it from an investment site and was struck by the authors reasoning for why we all need to be more able to survive on our own. If You Don't Read This ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Mar 2 2010 - 5:06pm - 4 comments

EROEI Computer Model

Chris, as I listened to your presentation at the UN and other recent reports, it seemed to me that you believe the E that will drive all others is ENERGY.    I am in full agreement.  The frightening idea for me is that for every 1 million barrels of oil ...

Forum topic - cnbbaldwin - Mar 2 2010 - 4:08pm - 3 comments

Did peak oil cause the present financial crisis?

A very interesting post and discussion on The Automatic Earth today. Ilargi: There is a long-standing misunderstanding about the perceived influence of perceived limits to energy availability in our societies that leaves people from ...

Forum topic - Ruhh - Feb 18 2010 - 5:11pm - 1 comment

Iran to open oil bourse??

It was once rumored that part of the US' cause for entering Iraq was to prevent it from de-coupling the sale of oil from the US dollar.  Arguable and conspiracy theory type talk,  but plausible if nothing else.  Now Iran first claims that they wil ...

Forum topic - On Our Own - Feb 5 2010 - 12:47pm - 4 comments

Five-year plan meeting packs people in (Cooper Kessel talks after seeing Chris Martenson's talk in Sonora)

Five-year plan meeting packs people in Written by Walt Cook, The Union Democrat February 04, 2010 11:10 am From local libraries and starving artists to worldwide resource depletion and international finance, the Tuolumne ...

Forum topic - saxplayer00o1 - Feb 5 2010 - 12:07pm - 2 comments

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 - 3:47pm - 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 - 10:12pm - 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 - 11:34am - 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 - 6:15am - 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 - 2:39am - 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 - 10:19pm - 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 - 8:56pm - 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 - 12:14pm - 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 - 9:06am - 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 - 8:49am - 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 - 1:55am - 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 - 3:05pm - 23 comments