On this, the first birthday of Transition Voice Magazine, we're burning a celebratory candle atop a chocolate covered peak-ocalypse cake. Boy does it feel good. One year ago today We launched Transition Voice one year ago with the lofty (or crazy) aim of adding a new perspective to the peak oil conversation. We wanted a perspective that was a little less about industry … [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.
Just after the release of his newest book, The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality, I sat down with Richard Heinberg via Skype to get his take on what needs to happen to shift the conversation on peak oil and peak debt. The interview follows. LC: Thanks for taking some time to talk to me again. RH: Sure. LC: Did you consult an astrologer on the … [Read more...]
I sat down with Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow-in-Residence with the Post Carbon Institute, in late December via Skype to learn about his forthcoming book, The End of Growth, and to hear more about what he thinks lies ahead as energy declines accelerate and the world economy sinks further into recession. The transcript is almost exact, with only occasional and very slight … [Read more...]
One of just two Republicans in Maryland's House delegation, after the GOP takeover of the House in November Rep. Roscoe Bartlett stands ready to assume leadership on both energy and climate in the new Congress. An 18-year veteran of the House, Bartlett's seniority puts him in key positions on committees "at the fulcrum of two key debates in the 112th Congress -- on climate … [Read more...]
"If I plant a garden and all my neighbors are starving, I'll have to share it with them and it's not going to go very far," says Gail Tverberg, known to readers of the Oil Drum as Gail the Actuary. "You have to solve the problem for the whole population." Maybe that's why Tverberg thinks that people who care about peak oil need to reach out beyond energy buffs to a larger … [Read more...]