Peak oil – Mar 6

•Total production by the five "major" oil producers has fallen by a quarter since 2004 •Ten Reasons to Take Peak Oil Seriously •’Peak oil’ doomsayers proved wrong •Is shale oil losing its lustre? •Doomsday warning on fuel stock •A hard tap to turn

Climate, politics & money – Mar 5

•Will EDF become the Barbra Streisand of climate protest? •US Generals warn of climate change dangers •Is climate change next for GOP? •Michael Grunwald, Time Magazine •China Carbon Tax May Spur U.S. Climate Debate, CMIA Says •EU lawmakers back suspension of airline carbon payments

Climate, politics & money – Feb 22

•Arctic Death Spiral Bombshell: CryoSat-2 Confirms Sea Ice Volume Has Collapsed •Canada’s environmental activists seen as ‘threat to national security’ •The virtues of being unreasonable on Keystone •Why China’s carbon emissions may not matter •U.S. government risks financial exposure from climate change – GAO •E.ON lobbied for stiff sentences against Kingsnorth activists, papers show •Fear, optimism and activism: What drives change?

Peak oil – Jan 18

•Exxon, Shell, BP, Total: Do the oil emporers have no clothes? •Peak oil theories ‘increasingly groundless’, says BP chief •At Algerian Oil and Gas Fields Once Thought Safe, New Fears and Precautions •Oil markets tighten on Saudi cut, China demand-IEA

ODAC Newsletter Nov 2

The US Presidential campaign in which the issue of climate change has been avoided for the first time since 1988 got a last minute shake-up this week as the Northeastern seaboard was hit by superstorm Sandy. The storm which also hit the Caribbean and Canada, might just end up forcing the climate issue back onto the political agenda.