There have been no attempts in the U.S. to objectively assess whether corn ethanol was ever a realistic replacement for foreign oil.
Before continuing the survey of events in Washington during the ASPO-International conference, a clarification is in order.
There seems to be agreement we are at “peak oil” and the only reason we have not begun a descent is because of the global economic recession.
Modern-day opportunities for entrepreneurial creativity like that of Francis Bannerman VI are vast, as the end of the Oil Age nears.
The Transition Movement is building momentum across the U.S.
The U.S. thinking is based on the availability of an endless supply of petroleum, this in the face of a rising tide of evidence to the contrary.
What will make the U.S. health care system actually improve the health of its customers?
With the entire economy based on cheap oil, a hard-nosed assessment of where future jobs will appear is overdue.
We are coming to the end of the oil age and the longer this fact is denied the more difficult the transition to another energy source will be.
How can you maintain a sound economy and constantly chip away at the environment that supports that economy?
When a thousand people gather with a single purpose in mind, it is time to pay attention.
After 40 Earth Days we still have a difficult time making the connection between our need for a healthy environment and our ability to survive.
The Earth is talking back. Is anyone listening?
Brother James Liguori, president of Iona College in New Rochelle, said it best: “It is not a matter of money but a matter of priorities.”
It is difficult to find anything you can depend on these days.