Monthly Archives: June 2012

Newsletter*93

Peak Oil – first in a series debunking the claims that we don’t have to worry any more about PO: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-06-25/myth-busting-polyannas-1-roger-harrabin here’s a summary of main points from this year’s Peak Oil conference (ASPO): http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-06-26/take-home-messages-aspo-2012-conference-europe Water – a useful reminder of how … Continue reading

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Newsletter #92

Economy – if you like gloomy predictions, try this slide show: http://www.businessinsider.com/raoul-pal-the-end-game-2012-6# more optimistically, we need a steady state economy: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2012-06-18/real-dichotomies-are-not-made-%E2%80%9Cfalse%E2%80%9D-soft-science-or-political-pandering and Greece should be a warning to all of us: http://charleshughsmith.blogspot.hk/2012/06/greek-theater-double-feature-farce-and.html Waste – alarming increases in waste expected: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/06/20/502637/waste-expert-its-madness-that-waste-isnt-a-bigger-international-priority/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climateprogress%2FlCrX+%28Climate+Progress%29&mobile=nc Energy Slaves – … Continue reading

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TSL Newsletter #91

Degrowth– excellent short interview with Bill Rees summing up the state we’re in and why we deny it: http://vimeo.com/43629003 Peak Oil – a brief review of the issue since ASPO started 10 years ago: http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/policy-makers-slow-to-take-peak-oil-action/ Climate – the IEA’s chief … Continue reading

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TSL Newsletter #90

Climate – record temperatures in Greenland. The comments are worth reading after the article, as well: http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/06/04/494641/unprecedented-may-heat-in-greenland-temperature-hits-stunning-766f/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+climateprogress%2FlCrX+%28Climate+Progress%29&mobile=nc Energy – if this one turns out to be a runner, we’re in clover. I’m not holding my breath: http://www.fcnp.com/commentary/national/11916-the-peak-oil-crisis-the-edisonian-approach-.html Peak Oil – … Continue reading

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A Cock or Two’ll Do!

It is now over six years since the Hong Kong government imposed a ban on keeping backyard poultry. This was in response to the bird flu scare that was sweeping the country at the time, and covers chickens, ducks, geese, … Continue reading

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