Today is Transition Voice publisher Erik Curren's birthday. I thought that was reason enough to make one of our occasional plugs for donations to help support the work at Transition Voice. Talk about one of the hardest working guys in the news business. In spite of the fact that Erik has already entered the new economy, holding down five different jobs simultaneously — he's … [Read more...]
Stars of Peak Oil
Here you'll find pieces ranging from short articles to long in-depth interviews offering a deeper glimpse into the leading writers, bloggers and activists on peak oil, Transition and re-localized economies. Subjects include Nicole Foss, James Howard Kunstler, Michael Ruppert, Dmitry Orlov and many, many more.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. With that in mind, the 195 color, mostly full page — often double page — photographs in the Post Carbon Institute's* latest book, ENERGY: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth, speaks volumes beyond its gigantic sized pages about the energy and environmental predicament humanity is immersed in today. But while the … [Read more...]
'Tis the season when peak oilers everywhere join in a chorus of reflection that goes something like, "Why, why, why?" For people intimately tuned in to connecting the dots between the oil driven economy, consumer excess, and a planetary ecosystem under assault from the cancerous growth paradigm, the host of end-of-year festivities can be touched with more than a little … [Read more...]
Get the information and insights you need to navigate the future for your business, your family, your community, your country. Our economy, national security, and environment are all linked to oil. It touches every aspect of modern life. But oil is changing, and your world is changing with it. The ASPO-USA Conference, co-hosted with The University of Texas, will help you … [Read more...]
Ponder what it means that half of all the oil ever burned has been burned over the past 22 years and ask yourself where the supplies will come from to fund the next 22 years. Thanks to Adam Smith and those who followed him, especially the current neoclassical economic theologians, we've seen such an increase in the world’s wealth and population that it's hard to imagine life … [Read more...]