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More Europeans worried about Climate Change than the Economy


This article throws up an interesting set of stats. It appears that more Europeans are worried about Climate Change than the current economic crisis. This is an interesting one, especially as it could be argued that fiscal Armageddon just being … 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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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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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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Interesting YouTube Video on Peak Oil


An interesting video on the economic impacts of Peak Oil that’s worth a watch. (There are two versions, the longer one and the shorter one. I’ve included the longer one, as there is a little bit more information. Besides, its … Continue reading

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Britain not prepared for Peak Oil (Article Recommendation)


© LHF Graphics – Fotolia.com This brief yet unsettling article from The Telegraph underlines my original thinking for the Dragon Line scenario. Britain is a vulnerable as Uganda to potential energy disruption. We have well-developed energy network in this country. … Continue reading

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British Government starts facing up to Peak Oil


(© TebNad – Fotolia.com) Now this an interesting article! The coalition government here in the UK has decided to recognise Peak Oil as a problem, stating that oil supply is likely to be unable to meet demand within as little … Continue reading

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Friday is for musing…


It’s Friday, and I’m chilling after a hard week. After all the rushing about, its time to step back and reflect, consider the world a bit etc. So, with all this musing going on I thought it might be time … Continue reading

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