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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.


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.


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.


Peak Moment: Post Carbon Cities - Planning for Energy and Climate Uncertainty

17 Sep 2007 | |
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Smart municipalities are planning and preparing for energy vulnerability and climate change. Daniel Lerch, manager of the Post Carbon Cities project, has prepared a guidebook including case studies of cities large and small planning how to maintain essential services in the face of energy and climate uncertainty. Episode 73.


Peak Moment: "What a Way to Go" - Meet the Filmmakers

17 Sep 2007 | |
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Tim Bennett and Sally Erickson discuss the influences behind this heartfelt and riveting documentary on "Life at the End of Empire." Framed in Tim's personal story of awakening to the big global issues threatening everyone's survival. It will touch you and make you think. Episode 72.


David Strahan on the mainstreaming of peak oil

28 Jul 2007 |
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Former BBC journalist David Strahan talks to GPM's Julian Darley about the sudden attention to peak oil in the UK and elsewhere from the media, the NPC, the IEA, Goldman Sachs and CIBC. Strahan also recounts his experience with the UK's new All Party Parliamentary Group on Peak Oil and Gas (APPGOPO).


Peak Moment: Singing Minstrels - Teaching Kids About Climate Change

27 Jul 2007 | |
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Enjoy toe-tapping tunes as environmental educators Sharon Abreu and Michael Hurwicz regale us with songs like "Penguins on Thin Ice." Their shared goal is for education to be fun and entertaining. Their catchy lyrics bid "Goodbye, Oil" and ask "How do we find the balance?" Their answer: "The economy depends on the ecology." Sing along! Episode 65.


Richard Heinberg's Museletter #177: Bridging Peak Oil and Climate Change Activism

23 Mar 2007
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The problems of Climate Change and Peak Oil both result from societal dependence on fossil fuels. But just how the impacts of these two problems relate to one another, and how policies to address them should differ or overlap, are questions that have so far not been adequately discussed. ...