Monthly Archives: July 2011

Re: New article at TomDispatch by Bill McKibben

URL: http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175417/tomgram%3A_bill_mckibben%2C_the_great_american_carbon_bomb/#more The Great American Carbon Bomb by Bill McKibben Will North America Be the New Middle East? It’s Yes or No For a Climate-Killing Oil Pipeline — and Obama Gets to Make the Call By Bill McKibben The climate … Continue reading

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NBA Financial Troubles?–What the Numbers REALL say

Long-term professional sports don’t look to fare well as it looks like the economy is entering a long-term and protracted decline. Nevertheless, it appears that NBA owners are using accounting tricks to turn profits into losses—all to squeeze player salaries. … Continue reading

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Re: Declining Quality, Rising Costs of Hydrocarbon (read: Fossil) Fuel Sources

I’m re-posting this brand new piece by Richard Heinberg over at the website for the Post-Carbon Institute. Heinberg has been a leading intellectual light of the Peak Oil movement for now and he lays out a compelling case for end … Continue reading

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Re: DIY Internet (reposted from SF Gate blog)

People are getting creative in building Internet systems without the benefit of centralized fiber-optic systems—makes me feel hopeful that the Internet in some forms will survive the unraveling of petroleum and fossil fuel based civilizations in the face of climate … Continue reading

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Energy Delusions–The Receding Horizons of Renewable Energy

Energy Delusions: The Receding Horizons of Renewable Energy By Nicholas T. Dahlheim July 2011 To confess, I’ve been burned out lately with the way energy policy and the future of the industrial economy are discussed. Something has always nagged at … Continue reading

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