Here is a really good moving infographic about what “Peak Oil” is all about. Entitled, “Oil Wars” by Alexander Perry on … Continue reading Video: Oil Wars
Museum London Art Rental Gallery, located in London, Ontario will be presenting new works by Jill Price, a graduate of the University of Western Ontario visual arts. Her series entitled Global Landscapes: Oil consists of gestural landscapes designed to visualize how oil consumes our lives politically, economically and environmentally. Continue reading Global Landscapes: Oil April 7th till May 8th, 2011
John Michael Greer’s Ecotechnic Future provides a sobering account of human society in the Industrial Age, and speculates on whether our culture can survive the coming peak-oil crunch. While predictions of a world lacking cheap and abundant energy may seem bleak, survivalists will appreciate the book’s outlook. But Greer perhaps relies too much on North American perspectives without focusing enough on some enlightened European nations that are actively working to decrease their oil dependence. Ecotechnic Future is a recommended read for survivalists, politicians as well as any parents or teachers of our future generations. Continue reading Ecotechnic Future
Yogi Berra’s famous line, “The future ain’t what it used to be,” certainly rings true for decision makers and citizens concerned with the well-being of urban areas.
Resilient Cities, written by sustainability researchers Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley and Heather Boyer, describes a future in which peak oil and climate change will mean the end of many familiar signs of affluence. We will have to give up urban sprawl, transportation systems organized around personal motor vehicles, our dependence on global trade (especially in food) and, more generally, our ability … [Click here to read more!] Continue reading Resilient Cities: Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change
So there you have it – a diverse, sometimes contradictory, but readable series of essays purporting to answer the question of how oil depletion and climate change will define the future. Continue reading Carbon Shift: How the Twin Crises of Oil Depletion and Climate Change Will Define the Future
From the Office of the Wet’suwet’en: NEWS RELEASE (Moricetown, BC) – Community opposition to the proposed Enbridge pipeline is growing. … Continue reading Event Galvanizes Opposition to Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline