Monthly Archives: November 2007

Canadian Beer Drinkers Threaten Environment

By David L. Brown Well, now we know. According to a researcher at the University of Alberta, Canadian beer drinkers may be behind dangerous climate change. (Warning: The following, while completely true and factual, may contain irony and even vague … Continue reading

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Who Is To Blame for Environmental Change?

By David L. Brown Whose fault is it that global warming and climate change are threatening the future of humanity? Well, there’s a loaded question for you. It is easy to see it from the point of view of UN … Continue reading

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Oil Shortages Begin to Pinch Growing Economies

By David L. Brown There are more signs of trouble on the petroleum front. The recent OPEC meeting resulted in what could best be described as a cloud of misinformation, and meanwhile high oil prices resulting from shortages are creating … Continue reading

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Peak Oil Means Peak Danger for the World

by Val Germann It’s finally here, almost certainly, the all-time top in the world wide production of “oil” from all sources. As for conventional petroleum, what most of us think of as “oil,” that top was passed a couple of … Continue reading

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Dismal Age Looms as Oil Peak Passes

By David L. Brown As we reported here Sunday, the so-called Hubbert Peak of world oil production has very likely been passed and we are entering into a new era of declining supply. That in itself might not seem so … Continue reading

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The View From Over the Mountain

By David L. Brown As every child knows, when the fabled bear went over the mountain (to see what he could see), all he saw was the other side of the mountain. But sometimes when we cross a peak the … Continue reading

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