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  • Climate Change Roundup

    There have been so many articles about so many reports that I’ve not been able to keep up. Here’s a preliminary post. I hope to find and add a couple more links that I’ve come across in the past couple of weeks.New Scientist: Antarctic glaciers calving faster into the ocean: The edges of the Antarctic […]

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  • $600 gets your house on solar power

    Want to begin the move to sustainable energy production? Off-grid has an excellent article on how cheap the first step can be. Seems pretty simple too. Got 600 bucks hiding in an old book somewhere? Maybe it’s time to bringelectricity into that little homestead you’ve got tucked away in thewoods. But wait a minute, you […]

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  • Peak Oil in the Corporate Media

    Another roundup. A small sample of the increasingly common corporate/mainstream media articles dealing with peak oil.From USA Today: Debate brews: Has oil production peaked?: Almost since the dawn of the oil age, people have worried about the taps running dry. So far, the worrywarts have been wrong. Oil men from John D. Rockefeller to T. […]

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  • Peak Oil and the coming crisis

    Want to know more about peak oil? Check out this Jim Kunstler Speech in Hudson NY 2005: The world – and of course the US – now faces an epochal predicament: the global oil production peak and the arc of depletion that follows. We are unprepared for this crisis of industrial civilization. We are sleepwalking […]

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  • A glimpse of our post-oil future

    The San Francisco Chroniclehas an excellent description of what we might expect as we enter peak oil: Acres of chard and lettuce in Golden Gate Park? The Marina Green with community gardens? Wind turbines on top of the Bank of America Building? Welcome to the post-oil future. Depending on which expert you believe, we have […]

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  • About that camping trip

    Didn’t really happen due to internal family stuff that I won’t go into at the moment. Plan B worked out pretty well and was almost camping. We visited my sister and her family which means we slept around a campfire in the woods about 150 feet from their log home. As it turned out I […]