• invention

    What is the One of the Most Important Inventions of the 20th Century? Hint: Most of us are addicted to it and we don’t even know!

    “What is the most important invention of the twentieth century? Aeroplanes, nuclear energy, space flight, television and computers will be the most common answers. Yet none of these can match the synthesis of ammonia from its elements. The world might be better off without Microsoft and CNN, and neither...
  • gasstationusa

    Ethanol in U.S. Gas Tanks is Backfiring for Climate Change

    By John Upton It may have seemed apparent to members of Congress a decade ago that if a motorist pumped a gallon of fuel made from corn into their gas tank, a gallon of fossil fuel would be left in the ground — hopefully on a foreign shore. But...
  • frackmanmovie

    Why All the Fracking?

    Article also features on Collective Evolution “Rethinking energy at the end of the era of cheap energy is crucial and is not optional–the laws of Thermodynamics cannot be repealed and Mother Nature has a way of settling such issues for those who choose to ignore them.” David Hughes For...
  • petrolify

    Petrolify – A New Pill to Help You Do Everything Imaginable!

    Petrolify – A New Pill to Help You Do Everything Imaginable! You’re ingesting Petrolify® with nearly every breath and every footstep you take. Most of us don’t realize that Petrolify® is being pumped into our water and injected into our food. But we reap its magical benefits regardless. Did...
  • earth1

    Peak oil is alive and well, and costing the earth

    Peak oil is alive and well, and costing the earth By Samuel Alexander, University of Melbourne You might have heard that peak oil – the theory that one day crude oil production will stop increasing, even as demand grows – is dead. Shale oil production is surging in the...
  • locallyabundant

    Locally Abundant (documentary film)

    Locally Abundant (documentary film) In the summer of 2011, two young Maritimers, Justin Cantafio and Ryan Oickle, departed on a journey that would take them across Canada and back in just under four months. We left from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and traveled as far as the Discovery Islands Archipelago...
  • peakoil

    Resource Insights: Aging giant oil fields, not new discoveries are the key to future oil supply

    Aging giant oil fields, not new discoveries are the key to future oil supply With all the talk about new oil discoveries around the world and new techniques for extracting oil in such places as North Dakota and Texas, it would be easy to miss the main action in...
  • transitiontowns

    Transition Towns – planning for energy ‘descent’

    Transition Towns show benefits of planning for energy ‘descent’ By Tom Wulling Our high standard of living no longer equates to as high a quality of life as we would like. Student debt, fewer long-term career paths, foreclosures, unaffordable health care, environmental degradation, climate disruption – all contribute to...
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    Peak oil group presses EIA to temper optimistic crude outlook

    Peak oil group presses EIA to temper optimistic crude outlook Article by Gary Gentile, Edited by Robert DiNardo In a first-ever meeting, peak oil proponents met with the US Energy Information Administration earlier this month to urge the nation’s top statistical agency to temper its rosy outlook on future...