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John Michael Greer - The Twilight of an Age

by: Heather on 01/22/2009
Posted in: Peak Oil

Peak Moment TV, features an interview with John Michael Greer, author of The Long Descent: A User's Guide to the End of the Industrial Age discussing the twilight of the industrial age. John Michael is a fascinating writer and speaker, and this clip, although somewhat lengthy at 25 minutes, is well worth your time. You might also want to have a …

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Congratulations!

by: Heather on 01/21/2009
Posted in: Events

Congratulations to our neighbours to the South, on the day after one of the biggest political celebrations their country has ever seen. It's hard to imagine a US citizen alive who hasn't been touched in some way by the swearing in of President Barack Obama.

To commemorate the election of the first black US president, Amy Dixon-Kolar wrote and …

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Biofuels for Barack

by: Ginny on 01/16/2009
Posted in: Author Events

The excitement over the Barack Obama presidency has brought the first glimmer of hope many Americans have felt in a long time. His oft-stated commitment to renewable fuels is all the encouragement the folks at Small is Possible's Piedmont Fuels needed. They are heading up to Washington with a load of biodiesel to help fuel the Inauguration! As …

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Guest Post - Jerry Yudelson

by: Heather on 01/15/2009
Posted in: Guest Posts

This just in from Jerry Yudelson, author of Choosing Green: The Home Buyer's Guide to Good Green Homes and Green Building A to Z: Understanding the Language of Green Building. Thanks Jerry!

Green Building To Rocket in 2009! Top Ten Trends

  1. Green building will continue to grow more than 60 percent in 2009, on a cumulative basis. We've seen …
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Fuel from Waste

by: Heather on 01/14/2009
Posted in: Renewable Energy

This morning's crop of e-mail newsletters contained a story in Renewable Energy World entitled New Uses for Old Staples: Butter and Coffee As Biodiesel Feedstocks. The main thrust of the story (and it is an interesting one) is that used coffee grounds could potentially add 340 million gallons of high quality biodiesel to the world's fuel supply …

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