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Friday, May 07, 2010

Black Gold, Texas Tea

Here is an interview with Bill McKibben regarding his latest book, Eaarth on the Post Carbon Institute.
Here is an audio interview with Richard Heinberg regarding the oil leak in the Gulf. Heinberg says the oil could end up all along the Eastern seaboard as far north as Long Island, NY. Good reading and interviews over at the Post-Carbon Institute.

You might be interested in The Oil Age Poster.

(Teachers get one for free).

Here is the blurb:

Colorful and authoritative, this poster traces the history of the Oil Age from its beginnings in the hills of western Pennsylvania in 1859 to its rise as the engine of global industrial economies. The poster's main chart features a year-by-year rendering of worldwide oil production from 1859 to 2050 with projections of future production based on Colin Campbell's Oil Depletion Model. Historical annotations as well as detailed data on production, trade and reserves make this poster a versatile tool for presenting the realities and implications of global oil production and its impending peak.
The peak year is 2010. We are on the top of the roller coaster...

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