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The End Of Suburbia movie, etc
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash gilscrinefilms link
Assn for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas ASPO "Making Sweden an OIL-FREE Society" & ASPO-NZ etc
Beyond Peak "Prepare for Peak Oil & Economic Collapse - A Guide to Self-Sufficiency & Sustainable Living"
End of an era Jim Motavalli Apr06 "clearinghouse for current info regarding the peak in global energy supply" + Peak Oil primer & links * * * * * "Independent News & Commentary on the Energy Sector" to buy
Global Public Media GPM "Public Service Broadcasting For A Post Carbon World" of Post Carbon Institute PCI "Reduce/Produce: Reduce consumption. Produce Locally.. think, action & education tank offering research, project tools, education & information to implement proactive strategies to adapt to an energy constrained world" MetaFoundation incl J.Darley "get busy helping us organize the transition to the inevitable green economy" + Richard Heinberg MuseLetter etc & The Oil Depletion Protocol + The Party's Over: Oil, War, & the Fate of Industrial Societies review & 2005 + Powerdown: Options & Actions for a Post-Carbon World
International Energy Agency OECD/IEA report that Demand for oil predicted to outstrip supply within 5 years "current oil supplies simply will not be able to satisfy demand from a world economy expanding by nearly 5 percent a year when production starts to tails off from 2010.. If oil goes up, food goes up everything in society goes up" 13Jul07 & Oil experts see supply crisis in five years 10Jul07 *
James Howard Kunstler Daily Grunt & Clusterfuck Nation blogs + bks The Long Emergency: Surviving the Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century + Geography of Nowhere: The Rise & Decline of America's Man-Made Landscape + Home from Nowhere: Remaking our Everyday World for the 21st Century + interview with Robert Birnbaum "remorselessly less energy.. chaos that will rattle our society" GPM 24Aug05 ...
Julian Darley High Noon for Natural Gas: The New Energy Crisis
Kenneth S Deffeyes Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak LATOC "Deal With Reality or Reality Will Deal With You" & simple machines Forum * * * * *
Matthew R Simmons Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock & the World Economy + Telecoms Tech
Michael T Klare Resource Wars: The New Landscape of Global Conflict + Blood and Oil: The Dangers & Consequences of America's Growing Dependency on Imported Petroleum (The American Empire Project) + The Geopolitics of War article 18Oct01
Michael C Ruppert Crossing The Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil / America's descent into fascism at the end of the age of oil From The Wilderness "Info on Peak Oil, Sustainablility, & the events surrounding 9/11" "Peak Oil News & Discussion" * * * * * & Interesting Times "Peak Oil meets Climate Change" Dr Peter Lloyd RIP DVD "a political map to understand Peak Oil"
The Oil Age Poster "Geologic Realities & Social Ramifications of the Modern World's Most Prized Resource" GPM & PCI US
Peak Oil NZ Greens Campaign page
Peak Oil? 4 Corners Broadband Jul06
Terry Tamminen "Author, lecturer & strategist on energy & the environment ..presidential platform calls for clean air & no war" + California Coastal Coalition bio From pool guy to the halls of power 6Nov04 + "interview with.. Schwarzenegger's top enviro official" Terry Firma 19Aug04 & One Nation, Under Terry 04Jan07 + radionz Feature
Peter Tertzakian A Thousand Barrels a Second: The Coming Oil Break Point & the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World
World Energy Outlook 2007: "Everything is Getting Worse" IEA report Allianz Knowledge

Climate Change local + global, action etc - InfoHelp link page "A whole new way of life? Will peak oil and global warming completely change the priorities for transport investment? Without the revenue from the petrol tax how should transport be funded?" Christchurch & + Quieter Please! Ruapuna Raceway

Hemp wikipedia faq
Hemp - Beyond Peak Oil "a remarkable plant.. food, medicine, transportation, clothing, industrial or any of a number of other categories" + links * * * * * + Cannabis Hemp Rex Research US
Hemp: A New Crop with New Uses for North America Small & Marcus + "Eco products ..the answer to many of the problems facing our world today" + "paper, textiles, building materials, food, medicine, paint, detergent, varnish, oil, ink, & fuel. Unlike many crops, hemp can be grown in most locations & climates with only moderate water & fertilizer requirements" + Australia: Sowing The Seeds For Hemp's Future "new licensing scheme.. commercial growing of hemp, bringing NSW into line with other Australian states now developing an industrial hemp industry" The Daily Cannabinoid blog 18Apr08 + Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance + Hemp Industries Assn HIA & "Industrial Hemp Info & Advocacy" US + USA Hemp Museum + GlobalHemp portal & shop/info + "natural skin care products.. We grow our own crops in the Far North Queensland" & Hemp Building Materials etc
The house that hemp built Calgary Herald 23Jun07 + Ontario co secures funds to produce industrial hemp 21Jan09 Can + Hemp Is Not Pot "It's the Economic Stimulus & Green Jobs Solution We Need" AlterNet 26Mar09
Journal of Industrial Hemp "production, processing, & products.. official journal of the International Hemp Assn" Rennes Fr & Hemp Production in Aotearoa 2003 pp.105 - 115 "Abstract: Hemp is new to Aotearoa, the indigenous name of New Zealand (NZ). The NZ government approved the experimental cultivation of hemp in 2001. Eleven cultivars have been cultivated to date, 'Anka', 'Carmen', 'Fasamo', 'Felina', 'Finola', 'Futura 77', 'Kompolti', 'Uniko B', 'USO 14', 'USO 31', and 'Zola'. Crops have been planted at 19 sites the past two seasons, in a wide range of latitudes, climates and soil types. NZ's fragile soil necessitates careful management of its fertility. Hemp fits into the paradigm of sustainable stewardship, organic soil fertilization, and responsible crop rotation. It can be rotated with existing fodder crops and vegetable crops. Hemp's well-known ability to suppress weeds makes its rotation with pasture an attractive way to clean soil banks of weed seeds. Hemp cultivated for seed produced maximal yields of 2800 kg ha-1; and fiber crops yielded stalk biomass (dry matter) as high as 13,900 kg ha-1. These yields are consistent with or greater than reports from the European literature. Several pests new to hemp were discovered in NZ, but none required pesticides. Birds caused problems in seed crops, requiring control with repellents and bird netting. Future prospects look promising for this new crop."
AotearoaNZ: Alcohol – it's a gas! "join a co-operative to produce cheap, cleaner fuel locally" 11Sep08 + David Blume & 2008
Biofuels Speech Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum Conference, Sue Kedgley MP Green Party 21Jan08
Bioenergy Assn of NZ BANZ + Bioenergy Knowledge Centre Forest Industries Development Agenda FIDA + Scion Research BKC Tools &; "Local Renewable Clean" canola biodiesel Rangiora ; Biodiesel Trial on four Metro buses run by Environment Canterbury ; Macdiesel "Fueling our Future ..Maori initiative evolved in response to rising fuel costs due to worldwide instability & related fuel price fluctuations" & GoBiodiesel! info "NZ Biofuellers general chit chat" Forum + links
Lincoln Uni Professor Stephen Wratten Bio-Protection & Ecology Division Lincoln & Chevron join in research "partner.. for biodiesel plant crop.. National Centre for Advanced Bio-Protection Technologies aims to identify alternative feedstocks, particularly those that utilise low-value plant species which can be grown on marginal land, thereby not competing with food crops or grazing" MR 13Apr07 + Keith Woodford, Prof of Farm Management & Agribusiness Food Prices Driven by Biofuels 15Oct07 + Canola-seed cost lifting biodiesel price "Biodiesel NZ ~90%-owned by state coal miner Solid Energy.. trialling the growing of canola in the South Island for the setting up of a local biodiesel industry over the next three years.. aims to have about 20,000 hectares in production by then.. price was linked to diesel at the pump.. spring sowing last September about 40 farmers had been contracted" The Press 8Jan08
Mighty River Power "integrated energy generation, trading, retailing & metering business.. the country's most active biomass generation programme" SOE
Keep your motor running "NZ's first Standard for biodiesel" StandardsNZ 4Apr05
Biodiesel Fuels (NZ) Ltd "Oil Security: Submissions on the Final Report: No. 14" 03Feb05
Big British plans for bio-diesel in NZ 14Nov05
NZ firm makes bio-diesel from sewage in world first "Marlborough-based Aquaflow Bionomic" 12May06 & World's First Sample Of Bio-Diesel From Algae "Press Release: Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation" 11May06 + Aquaflow seeks to commercialise algal biofuel "prospectus to raise $20 million to fund commercialisation.. chairman Barrie Leay.. September.. world's first sample of green-crude oil.. proprietary process.. Memorandum of Understanding with US refinery UOP to work together to commercialise algal biofuel technology and to sequester carbon dioxide from power plants.. remediation process can turn a waste water discharge into clean water. Aquaflow sources its wild algae from the local waste treatment oxidation ponds. The process does not conflict with land use or with the production of food crops. And it has the added benefit of potentially being able to unlock a huge source of re-usable clean water." 13Nov08
On the road with biofuels "The Biofuels Sales Obligation.. PM Helen Clark.. 13Feb07, sets clear targets for renewable energy in the sale of fuel - by 2012 biofuels will make up 3.4 percent of the energy content of all diesel & petrol sold in NZ" EnergyWise News #100 Apr07 EECA Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority "protecting the environment by supporting the use of renewable sources of energy"
Biodiesel NZ Solid Energy enters biodiesel market "acquisition of.. Canterbury Biodiesel" 9May07
Willows & biofuels "Interview with Dr Jim Watson, scientist & head of BioJoule project to turn the Salix willow into biofuel, plastics & sweeteners" radionz 25Jul07 "one of Australasia's largest publicly listed biotechnology companies"
Biofuel finally available in NZ "NZ's smallest oil company has teamed up with dairy giant Fonterra to bring motorists their first tank of commercially- available biofuel. Gull.. Force 10.. a petrol blended with ethanol made from milk" 1Aug07
Aussie: Govt Biofuels Initiatives "taskforce to examine the latest scientific evidence on the impact of ethanol & other biofuel use on human health, environmental outcomes & automotive operations" Dept Industry, Tourism & Resources + datalinx; Australian Farmers Fuel SAFF "#1 biofuels retailer"; Fill your car with biofuels, says BP "with plausible technology developments, biofuels (ethanol) could supply some 30 per cent of global demand" The Advertiser 28Jan06; Mustard 'gas' in use around Adelaide "public transport network to.. possibly pave the way for a local biofuel industry" ECOS mag; Beginners Guide to BIOGAS Paul Harris Uni Adelaide; Renewable Energy & Sustanability Database + Biofuels Network WebRing links + Odysen Oceania Bio "Odyssey of sustainability, energy, & the environment.. renewable energy portal"
Brazil!: world's #1 - sugarcane & ethanol independence c40% - Bioenergy is not the cause of hunger "only 2% of arable land worldwide is used for biofuel development, while 30% of arable land, crucial for growing food crops, lies fallow" 13Nov08
US: ; Permaculture & Alcohol Can Be A Gas Dave Blume etc International Institute for Ecological Agriculture IIEA Santa Cruz CA ; BioWillie Willie Nelson Bio-diesel & "Family farmers growing fuel for America & for the world!" ; + B100 Fuel "living on BioDiesel" portal ; Will You Join Us "To deliver the world's energy, we first need yours" Chevron ; Zorner, Dr Paul, Diversa Corporation CA Senior director, renewable energy guru - fuels business programme Kim Hill RadioNZ 9Dec06
The Energy & Resources Institute, North America TERI-NA "has focused on a set of activities that have helped establish its credentials, resilience, & financial sustainability.. to sensitize the decision-makers in North America to developing countries' concern about energy & environment.. sustainable development in a globalised yet extensively poor world.. solar power.. TERI & BP have joined hands for India's largest integrated biofuel project" Washington 1990 Dr RK Pachauri IPCC + bk Biofuels: towards a greener & secure energy future & "clean, energy-efficient biomass gasifier systems for heat applications" etc + TERI India & Lighting a Billion Lives LaBL
Secret report: biofuel caused food crisis "Internal World Bank study delivers blow to plant energy drive ..forced global food prices up by 75%" 4Jul08

Other NZ
LanzaTech "proprietary platform for producing lowest-cost fuel ethanol in any industrialized geography, at a much larger scale than is currently being envisioned elsewhere. Specifically, our plan is to develop an ethanol production process that can be retrofitted to industrial facilities to generate ethanol from the carbon monoxide component of waste flue gases" Ackd + LanzaTech ethanol from carbon gets funding 24Apr07
Rural Energy "Farmers Energy Advocate.. NZ has lost the advantage of low cost & reliable energy supply.. dairy energy efficiency, or increase production?" Bioenergy Biogas - Anaerobic Digestion, HydroVenturi Natural Systems Wgtn

Plasco Energy Group Conversion System "facility will process up to 85 tonnes per day of unsorted municipal solid waste & generate electricity to power the entire process & approximately 3600 Ottawa households.. clean, safe & critical in our fight against climate change" ; Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuel Reforming Studies Office of Fossil Energy Fuel Cell Program US Dept of Energy ; Peterborough Renewable Energy Plasma Vitrification etc ; Proving out plasma gasification 21Oct08 ; US's First Plasma Gasification Waste-to-Energy Plant Online by 2011 11Nov08 + AdaptiveArc opponents & ; 10 benefits of plasma gasification springsblogger 11May09 ; Plasma Gasification: A Solution to the Waste Disposal Dilemma? "Waste not, Want not?" 8Jul09

Other world
Cow Power "System Could Let Cows Produce Milk AND Electricity" Texas Cooperative Extension
W2 Energy to Submit Tech to Dept of Energy Clean Coal Power Initiative 12Aug08
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