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Gardening When It Counts

Gardening When It Counts

Growing Food in Hard Times

The decline of cheap oil is inspiring increasing numbers of North Americans to achieve some measure of backyard food self-sufficiency. In hard times, the family can be greatly helped by growing a highly productive food garden, requiring little cash …

related subjects: Post Carbon Prep / Peak Oil
The Party's Over

The Party's Over

Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies

The world is about to run out of cheap oil and change dramatically. Within the next few years, global production will peak. Thereafter, even if industrial societies begin to switch to alternative energy sources, they will have less net energy each …

related subjects: Post Carbon Prep / Peak Oil
Petrodollar Warfare

Petrodollar Warfare

Oil, Iraq and the Future of the Dollar

The invasion of Iraq may well be remembered as the first oil currency war. Far from being a response to 9-11 terrorism or Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction, Petrodollar Warfare argues that the invasion was precipitated by two converging …

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Crossing the Rubicon

Crossing the Rubicon

The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil

The attacks of September 11, 2001 were accomplished through an amazing orchestration of logistics and personnel. Crossing the Rubicon discovers and identifies key suspects - finding some of them in the highest echelons of American government - by …

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Powerdown

Powerdown

Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World

If the US continues with current policies, the next decades will be marked by war, economic collapse, and environmental catastrophe. Resource depletion and population pressures are about to catch up with us, and no one is prepared. The political …

related subjects: Post Carbon Prep / Peak Oil