Our Blog | July 2008

Quiet blog (again) and an excellent slide show

by: Heather on 07/23/2008
Posted in: Activism

Over the next 2 weeks or so posting will be light here as I will be out of the office again. Comments are open, so feel free to post any news in the comment thread.

We'll be back in early August, but you can subscribe to our RSS feed so you'll be notified automatically when we're back up and running.

In the meantime check out this excellent slide …

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Event Horizon

by: Heather on 07/22/2008
Posted in: Collapse

For those of you who haven't already seen it, check out this post from James Howard Kunstler's excellent blog Clusterfuck Nation. Here's a brief quote to whet your appetite:

"There's a particular moment known to all Baby Boomers when Wile E. Coyote, in a rapture of over-reaching, has run past the edge of the mesa and, still licking his chops and …

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Matt Simmons video

by: Heather on 07/17/2008
Posted in: Peak Oil

Matt Simmons is an Energy Investment banker who has been speaking out for years about curbing our fossil fuel addiction. The video below appeared on CNBC last week - interesting to see this point of view getting some play in the mainstream media. Check it out and let us know what you think in the comments section below.

Thinking about how to …

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Plan C: Community Survival Strategies for Peak Oil and Climate Change

by: Heather on 07/15/2008
Posted in: New Books

It has become blatantly obvious in the western world that Plan A (business as usual) is a miserable failure, and Plan B (continuing on our present economic path while substituting new energy sources for our vanishing reserves of fossil fuels) is not viable either. It is well past time to examine our options and create a realistic strategy for a …

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Chew the Right Thing

by: Heather on 07/11/2008
Posted in: Food

We're back! (Briefly.)

Unfortunately I haven't got a lot of time to blog today, but here's an amazing column from The Ethicurean on the impact of your food miles as compared to the impact of your food choices. It makes for fascinating reading. Check it out!

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