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A very balanced article on the Daniel Yergin/Peak Oil debate


http://knowledgeproblem.com/2011/09/23/don%e2%80%99t-peak-on-ill-considered-peak-oil-debates/. Check out the above link to an article by Micheal Giberson entitled ‘Don’t Peak: On ill-considered peak oil debates. A very balanced and scholarly approach to the recent Daniel Yergin/Peak Oil debate. Advertisements

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Article Recommendation: The scourge of Peak Oil


A quick article recommendation here. This article is on Al-Jazeera and is one of the best summaries of the Peak Oil issue to date. Well worth checking out – please don’t lose any sleep!: The scourge of ‘peak oil’ – … Continue reading

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Owen’s Novel Report – More Chapters on Authonomy and Article Recommendation on Peak Oil


An update: some more chapters have been put on Authonomy. It now includes up to chapter 26, the point where Patrick experiences a vision whilst wild-camping with Llew in a forest near Beddgelert. To find out more, click here (remember, … 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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Video and Article on Transition


I found this video on Treehugger (great name!) about a village that’s preparing for Peak Oil as a community. A little bit long (about 22 minutes), but you might find it of interest: You Tube – Grow Food Locally You … Continue reading

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An Owen Law Short Story – Matilda Leviathan


A new feature here, and I’m looking for your assistance. I’m writing a series of short stories which all have a loose Climate Change/Peak Oil sci-fi flavour and this is the first: ‘Matilda Leviathan’. They are a bit of a … Continue reading

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This one from the Daily Mail…


© Stephen Finn – Fotolia.com The Daily Mail is possibly staying true to form in trying to debunk Climate Change with this article…but then again, is it? This article suggests that the sun maybe entering a cooling phase due to … Continue reading

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Two more (very) interesting articles from two British broadsheets


These two articles are both from two stalwarts of the British broadsheet press. the first was published by The Guardian yesterday and is slightly scary. It states that the UK Government was warned two years ago about the threat from … Continue reading

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Who’s right?


© Stephen Finn – Fotolia.com Two contrasting articles here. One from The Daily Mail (right-wing) stating that the former head of the UK Civil Service is questioning the Coalition Government’s policies on climate change and the whole theory. He believes … Continue reading

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