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November 2014 Blog Posts (6)

Fossil Fueled Republicans and The Six Myths About Climate Change that Liberals Rarely Question

  

In my final post in the Holiday Smorgasbord series, I want to share two articles that are each directed at (and finding fault with) different ends of the political spectrum. I don’t think the point of either of these articles is to demonize individuals who embrace either conservatism or liberalism, but rather to point out that in general we are not being served by the mainstream political discourse from either perspective. I find these articles…

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Added by David MacLeod on November 30, 2014 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Responding to Limits to Growth: Embrace Life and Locate Your Values

In today’s installment of our Holiday Smorgasbord, I bring you two voices that I have been following off and on for the last decade, and who have both been warning about limits to growth, and more importantly what we as individuals can do about it.

Nate Hagens on Limits to Growth: Where We Are and What to Do About It

Nate Hagens, a former “wolf of Wall Street” stock trader/money manager, and then a …

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Added by David MacLeod on November 29, 2014 at 4:43pm — No Comments

What’s Going on with Low Gas Prices, Shale Oil, American Energy Independence, and OPEC?

Orlin Wagner/AP (image source: Orlin Wagner/AP)

There’s a lot of confusion going on right now – as the price of gasoline in the U.S. is declining, we are becoming ever more complacent. Today we saw another steep drop in the price of oil…

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Added by David MacLeod on November 28, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

A Holiday Smorgasbord Part 2: Permaculture, A Vision of a Post-Oil World

Today’s installment of our holiday smorgasbord features an approach to the environmental crisis and the energy crisis and the economic crisis that I’m very thankful for…Permaculture.

Permaculture, A vision of a post-oil world

Yves Cochet

Yves Cochet…

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Added by David MacLeod on November 27, 2014 at 2:10pm — No Comments

A Holiday Smorgasbord Part 1: Climate Change and Pacific Northwest Glaciers

I’m giving thanks that there are so many good sources of information available on the current state of affairs regarding climate, energy, and the environment. Unfortunately most are not showing up in the mainstream media, so we have to search them out.

On a long Thanksgiving weekend, many of us tend to eat a lot, shop a lot, and then veg out in front of ball games or other distractions.

For the next few days I’ll be providing an alternative to how you spend some of your holiday…

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Added by David MacLeod on November 26, 2014 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Watching the Watchdogs: 10 Years of the IEA World Energy Outlook

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Added by David MacLeod on November 14, 2014 at 6:21pm — No Comments

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