Letter from ACTPO President published in Guardian weekly

Canada's abandonment of its progressive stance on the environment has grave implications for the whole planet, not just Canada (Canada courts big oil, GW, 22 June). As NASA climate scientist James Hansen has famously said, should the proposed XL Keystone pipe-line go ahead, it would be "game over" for the climate.

Amory Lovins: A 50-year plan for energy

Peak Oil: The Race for What’s Left – Full Talk

Professor Michael T. Klare presents the full talk on his latest book – The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources – to the Carnegie Council on March 20, 2012. The talk is followed by an audience Q&A. @ 60 minutes.

Jeff Rubin on Peak Oil

Jeff Rubin, economist and winner of the 2010 National Business Book Award for his title Why Your World is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller, speaks at the Toronto Reference Library May 14, 2012. With CBC’s Michael Hlinka.

Jeff Rubin – Part 1

Robert Overtz interviews Michael T. Klare

Letter from ACTPO President published in Guardian weekly

Prepare for oil's decline

The Iranian navy has warned it could close the strait of Hormuz, through which a fifth of the world's traded oil passes (Iran: We'll close the strait of Hormuz, GW, 13-19 January 2012).

This would not be good for anyone, least of all the Iranians, but it may help us to prepare for what is to come as global oil supplies begin to decline, perhaps as early as 2015.

Does government have any plans to cope with a Mid-East meltdown?

The Canberra Times published the following letter from ACT Peak Oil President Jenny Goldie on March 2.

Public meeting with ASPO President

UPDATE: click through for summary of talk.

ACT Peak Oil invites you to a public meeting with Professor Kjell Aleklett, International President, Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas (ASPO), Professor in Physics at the Global Energy Systems Group, Uppsala University, Sweden.

Peak Oil - an end to economic growth?

5.30 for 6pm (refreshments served)
Monday 13 December 2010

Reception room
Legislative Assembly
London Circuit, Canberra
Hosted by Shane Rattenbury MLA

Reply from Minister Turnbull on Oil Depletion Protocol

Earlier this year ACT Peak Oil delivered copies of The Oil Depletion Protocol by Richard Heinberg to a number of federal MPs. So far we have received one response, from Minister Turnbull.

Seminar with Dr Roger Bezdek

Dr Roger Bezdek will be speaking at a parliamentary briefing on Peak Oil. Dr Roger Bezdek is co-author of the Hirsch Report, the first public report about Peak Oil commissioned by the US Government. This makes him the "Stern-equivalent" in the realm of Peak Oil.
Hosted by ASPO Australia and Senator Rachel Siewert.

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