By Resilience.org Staff, Resilience.org
The Resilience.org editorial team are taking a short break from 13-14 July. Regular posting will resume on Wednesday 15 July.
By David Fleming, Shaun Chamberlin, Local Futures
During the early decades of the century, the market will lose its magic.
By Shaun Chamberlin, David Fleming, STIR to Action
It is a truth universally acknowledged that competitiveness is a good thing.
By David Fleming, Shaun Chamberlin, The Lean Economy Connection
A report launched today by the Lean Economy Connection, commissioned by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Peak Oil, calls for a nationwide system for ensuring fair and equal access to fuel as energy scarcities develop. The report, entitled Tradable Energy Quotas, sets out a detailed proposal for a scheme which would ensure fair and equal entitlements to fuel and energy under conditions of scarcity, while also guaranteeing that the government meets its commitment to an 80% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050.
By Graham Strouts, David Fleming, www.zone5.org
Energy is first and foremost a demand issue- how much do we need and for what ?- and yet the majority of public debate on the issue is to do with finding new sources of supply so as to allow industrial growth to continue.
By David Fleming, Feasta
When it [Peak Oil] does hit, and when oil famine is joined with the other problems on the way, we will need to respond to it as to an avalanche. There is no point in trying to stop it; instead: survive; think; start again on safer ground and on totally different principles.
By David Fleming, Prospect Magazine (UK)
The weightless economy still has dirty old oil pumping through its veins, as the recent fuel blockades demonstrated, says David Fleming. In the next ten years, the growing demand for oil will permanently overtake a shrinking supply -- playing havoc with price. Why are western governments doing nothing to prepare?