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Guest Post - Richard Heinberg - This Is What the End of the Oil Age Looks Like

by: Heather on 05/25/2010
Posted in: Peak Oil

This just in from Richard Heinberg, author of Blackout, Peak Everything, The Oil Depletion Protocol, The Party's Over and Powerdown. Richard shares his invaluable Peak Oil perspective on the situation in the Gulf. Thanks Richard!

Deepwater Horizon: This Is What the End of the Oil Age Looks Like

Lately I've been reading the excellent coverage of the …

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Feeling Anguished Over the Gulf Oil Spill?

by: EJ on 05/07/2010
Posted in: Peak Oil

Geri Hall and Gavin Crawford from CBC's wonderful This Hour Has 22 Minutes give you some great greenwashing tips for how to distract yourself from thinking about the recent gulf oil disaster. Surprisingly, or perhaps, sadly, not surprisingly, this video was made months ago.

Or, if you prefer your analysis a little more in-depth and less …

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Good News for a Change

by: EJ on 03/19/2010
Posted in: Peak Oil

The Post Carbon Institute launched the first of a series of interviews they will be hosting on their media library entitled the "Post Carbon Exchange". Post Carbon Institute Senior Fellow Richard Heinberg talks with Lester Brown, Founder of the Earth Policy Institute, about hopeful developments in alternative energy, as well as the importance of …

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Guest Post - Open Letter to President Obama from the Post Carbon Institute

by: EJ on 03/01/2010
Posted in: Peak Oil

Asher Miller, Executive Director of the Post Carbon Institute wrote the following letter to President Barack Obama. He says, "In the State of the Union speech, President Obama made numerous observations and proposals pertaining to the economic well-being of the United States. It is the position of Post Carbon Institute that the President, however …

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New Oil Reserves - Why This Does Not Really Affect Peak Oil Predictions

by: EJ on 09/30/2009
Posted in: Peak Oil

In his excellent post on the Post Carbon Institute blog, Richard Heinberg responds to the New York Times article from September 24, Oil Industry Sets a Brisk Pace of New Discoveries, written by staff reporter Jad Mouawad. You can read Heinberg's entire post here.

"Jad Mouawad cites oil discoveries totaling ten billion barrels for the first half of …

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