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Richard Heinberg's Museletter: Powerdown Revisited/As the World Burns

14 Oct 2007
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It’s getting pretty damn obvious that the world is sliding head-first into the abyss at an accelerating rate, with most Americans as oblivious as ever. Museletter #186 has been completed in two parts - both of which are now available.

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Kinsale two years on

08 Oct 2007 |
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Klaus Harvey of Transition Town Kinsale (TTK) shares with Global Public Media's Andi Hazelwood the benefit of two years of experience in striving for sustainability in Kinsale, Cork, Ireland since the town's local council adopted the world's first Energy Descent Action Plan. Harvey talks about the food, transport and waste initiatives underway, and TTK's relocalization plans for the future.

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Steve Andrews on upcoming Houston ASPO conference

05 Oct 2007 | |
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Steve Andrews of ASPO-USA talks with GPM's Julian Darley at the 6th Annual International ASPO Conference in Cork, Ireland. Andrews recaps the peak oil events of the last year and discusses the upcoming 2007 Houston World Oil Conference, happening October 17-20, 2007.

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Permaculture for the post carbon transition

25 Sep 2007 |
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Tim Winton of The Permaforest Trust Centre for Sustainability Education in Australia talks to GPM's Andi Hazelwood about using permaculture to make the post carbon transition. Winton also discusses the free multimedia talks and presentations from the Trust's accredited permaculture training courses, available online at Global Public Media and at the Permaforest Trust website.

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Reality Report: Escaping From Suburbia

22 Sep 2007 |
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Dara Rowland is producer of Escape From Suburbia: Beyond the American Dream., the sequel to the highly regarded film End of Suburbia. In this episode of the Reality Report she talks to host Jason Bradford about "Escape," and about the upcoming third film in the trilogy, which will go beyond North America.

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New Queensland Sustainability Minister on the future with less oil

19 Sep 2007 |
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Queensland's newly appointed Minister for Sustainability, Climate Change and Innovation talks with GPM's Andi Hazelwood about his robust new portfolio (with double the previous environmental budget), the impending public release of his government-commissioned report on "Queensland's Vulnerability to Oil Prices," and the importance of relocalisation in the face of oil depletion.

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Journalist Paul Syvret on politics, peak oil and mitigation

18 Sep 2007 |
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Paul Syvret, assistant editor and columnist for the Courier Mail newspaper in Australia, talks to GPM's Andi Hazelwood about the forthcoming report on "Queensland's Vulnerability to Rising Oil Prices." Syvret also discusses his coverage of peak oil in the Courier Mail and other News Corp. publications and his own thoughts on peak oil and mitigation strategies.

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ASPO's Stuart McCarthy on peak oil hitting the Australian mainstream

15 Sep 2007 |
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Stuart McCarthy of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas talks to GPM's Andi Hazelwood about Queensland's new leadership, Andrew McNamara's recent appointment to Minister for Sustainability, Climate Change and Innovation, McNamara's "Queensland's Vulnerability to Rising Oil Prices" report three years in the making and today's coverage of this landmark report in Queensland's Courier-Mail newspaper.

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Chris Skrebowski on record high oil price

13 Sep 2007 |
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UK Petroleum Review editor Chris Skrebowski discusses today's $80 per barrel record high oil price with GPM's Julian Darley. Skrebowski also talks about his expectations for the rest of 2007.

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The Reality Report: Jeffrey J. Brown and Net Oil Exports

12 Sep 2007 |
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Jeffrey J. Brown is an oil exploration geoscientist, primarily in Texas. This episode of the Reality Report looks at "net oil exports," and how the energy crisis creates the need to transform from an economy of mass global consumers to one of local producers. His website is: http://graphoilogy.blogspot.com/.