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Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure for Urban Energy Systems

Extreme weather from climate change and growing urbanization are making cities more vulnerable to loss of electric power and damage to energy infrastructure.

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 23

 A mid-week update. New York oil futures traded around $82 a barrel this week until Wednesday’s stocks report showed an unexpected 7 million barrel jump in US crude stocks.

Fracking Ban Ballot Initiatives Intensify

County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those counties

How will Saudi Arabia respond to lower oil prices?

Oil prices (along with prices of many other commodities) have fallen dramatically since last summer. Some observers are waiting to see if Saudi Arabia …

Peak oil review - Oct 20

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news including -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia/Ukraine -Quote of the Week -The Briefs

Oil decline: Price makes the story

It's likely that the Saudis are encouraging a fall in oil prices. In the face of what looks like declining demand, rather than cut production to maintain prices as they have done in the past, …

Fracking Moves To China, Part II  

 Host Alex Wise caught up with Mother Jones journalists Jaeah Lee and James West to talk about how U.S. oil and gas interests are exporting fracking …

Energy Crunch: Sinking Oil

Oil prices plunged to a four year low of just $85 per barrel this week – down from around $115 as recently as mid-June.

Resilience Roundup - Oct 16

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere. Click on the headline link to see the full article.

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

In this talk, Nate Hagens synthesizes the current landscape of global energy, environment and financial risks while offering suggestions on what to do as a …

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 16

The price plunge which began in mid-June when New York oil futures trading around $105 a barrel continued this week with oil touching $80 on Wednesday before recovering to close at $81.78.
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