Category Archives: population decline

James Lovelock – An Interview


I found this the other day whilst browsing YouTube. It’s an interview with James Lovelock from two years back about his book ‘The Vanishing Face of Gaia‘ (which I’ve reviewed on this blog and would strongly recommend anyone to read.) … Continue reading

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New Article Recommendation: Climate Change and Resource Conflicts


A good (and timely) article here from msnbc.com reporting recent comments by the director of the UN Environment Program, Achim Steiner, regarding the links between climate change and resource conflicts. In a nutshell, he is stating that the process of … Continue reading

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Article recommendations: World not prepared for Peak Oil and the new Middle Ages


Some interesting articles for you here. The first is from Ecologist and is a slightly scary report on the fact that world governments are not preparing for Peak Oil. Take, for instance, the recent decision to release emergency oil reserves … Continue reading

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Article Recommendation: An Open Letter to Stephen King


Now this is a blog post that appeals to my writer’s outlook – an open letter to Stephen King, suggesting a new plot novel for him to take up based on the converging 21st century threats. Now this really is … Continue reading

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Richard Heinberg on the Limitations of Growth with Peak Oil


Another feature from YouTube. This time, Richard Heinberg, author of the acclaimed ‘The Party’s Over’ and Senior Fellow with the Post Carbon Institute presents a video (via The Nation’s YouTube site) on Peak Oil and the limitations of growth. Exponential … Continue reading

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Quick Article Recommendation


Good article this, sums up the whole Dragon Line scenario really. (Still, I’d like to think that my book will remain exactly what it is – science fiction!) Susan Kraemer – Egypt: warning for an unsustainable world regards Owen Law

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Population decline and decreasing Oil production: article recommendation


Another quick article recommendation, yet another cheery subject (oh well, that’s what the novel’s all about I suppose!) This article is about the possible effects on population as a result of peak oil kicking-in. Relevant again to the novel: the … Continue reading

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