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State Of The Union: The Danger of a Few Little Words

18 Jan 2007
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Richard Bell, Communications Director for Post Carbon Institute, responds to President Bush's State of the Union Address. The article is followed by the energy sections of the 2006 and 2007 State of the Union Addresses.
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Richard Bell: The Rise of “The Axis of Oil”—Big Trouble for the United States

20 Nov 2006
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Richard Bell, Communications Director for Post Carbon Institute, reports on the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources' hearing into “The Geopolitics of Oil.”
David King

Professor Sir David King on climate change

20 Nov 2006 |
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The earth is heating up. Manifestations of this trend are heat waves and periods of unusually warm weather, ocean warming, sea-level rise and coastal flooding, glaciers melting, arctic and Antarctic warming. In this lecture at the London School of Economics, Professor Sir David King explores the nature and origins of these phenomena and looks for political solutions both inside and outside the domain of national states.
Parin Shah

Parin Shah on Urban Environmental Accords

08 Nov 2006 | |
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Parin Shah of the Urban Accords Institute talks about the 21 Urban Environmental Accords adopted by over 50 mayors from around the globe on World Environment Day 2005, and also discusses the oil independence resolutions passed by Oakland and Sweden.
Nancy Nadel

Nancy Nadel on Oakland's Oil Independence Resolution

08 Nov 2006 | |
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Oakland City Councilmember Nancy Nadel speaks to David Room of Energy Preparedness about Oakland's new oil independence resolution, passed on 17 October 2006.
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Sir Nick Stern on climate change review

07 Nov 2006 | |
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"Our actions over the coming few decades could create risks of major disruption to economic and social activity, later in this century and in the next, on a scale similar to those associated with the great wars and the economic depression of the first half of the 20th century." - The Stern Review
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Peak Moment: Pondering Our Post-Petroleum Future

18 Jul 2006 | |
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Michael Ruppert has made connections between money, Peak Oil, and geopolitics for years. In what may be his last videotaped interview before leaving the U.S. "forever," Ruppert reflects on his move to Ashland, interest in Latin America. Around money and investment "in light of the imminent collapse of the U.S. economy," he advises to invest locally. Episode 28.
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Michael Ruppert's economic forecast

15 Jun 2006 |
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Michael Ruppert of From The Wilderness talks with GPM correspondent Jamey Hecht about the US economy, the price of gold, politics, war, peak oil, relocalization and more.
Big Coal

Author Jeff Goodell on Big Coal

21 May 2006 |
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Author and journalist Jeff Goodell discusses his upcoming book Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future with GPM correspondent Jason Brenno.
SFBayOil

SF peak oil resolution continuing coverage

18 Apr 2006 |
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Sue Vaughn, Allyse Heartwell and Jennifer Bresee talk to correspondent David Room about San Francisco's peak oil resolution.