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Uncle Chippie Answers Your Questions About Living Green

by: EJ on 09/02/2009
Posted in: Author Events

Next week our blog will be hosting a question and answer session with Chip Haynes, a.k.a. Uncle Chippie, author of Wearing Smaller Shoes: Living Light on the Big Blue Marble and Practical Cyclist: Bicycling for Real People.

Are you wondering how to best reduce your eco-footprint? Do you feel that you would like to do your part but can't afford …

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US Chamber of Commerce Demands Hearing on Climate Change Evidence

by: EJ on 08/31/2009
Posted in: Climate Change

The US Chamber of Commerce is calling for the Environmental Protection Agency to hold a public hearing to determine whether climate change represents a threat to human health. They are disputing the science behind the EPA's declaration in April of this year that "greenhouse gases are responsible for climate change and endanger public health and …

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Guest Post - Albert Bates

by: Heather on 08/28/2009
Posted in: Guest Posts

Albert Bates, author of The Post-Petroleum Survival Guide and Cookbook: Recipes for Changing Times, is currently in Ireland teaching a permaculture course. He will be doing book signings in Counties Tipperary, Killarny, Kells, and at the Electric Picnic and Dublin Fringe next week. He sent along this story from the Tipperary paper. Sláinte …

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250 Years of Coal? Richard Heinberg Says Peak Coal in 20 Years

by: EJ on 08/27/2009
Posted in: New Books

Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, and author of Blackout: Coal, Climate and the Last Energy Crisis speaks on the coming of peak coal. Several studies in the last three years suggest that coal supplies both globally and within the United States are much smaller than previously predicted. In addition, he suggests …

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The Magical Thinking of a Peak Oil Skeptic

by: Heather on 08/26/2009
Posted in: Peak Oil

What absolute rubbish. I can't believe that drivel such as Michael Lynch's ‘Peak Oil' Is a Waste of Energy is still being given credence anywhere. It may only be an Op-Ed piece, but if I were the New York Times I would be embarrassed to feature such shoddy "research" and arrogant dismissal of climate science anywhere in my pages. Here's a …

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