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NICOLE FOSS: How I Prepared Economic expert and blogger Nicole Foss (“Stoneleigh” from The Automatic Earth) on her preparations for Peak Oil, climate change and economic crash. From 2010 International Conf. on Sustainability, 101112 Nov 12 2010 38 minutes CD Quality or Lo-Fi
RICHARD HEINBERG: THE END OF GROWTH From his new book, Richard Heinberg on “peak food”, “resilience circles”, and whether money can survive in an economy without growth. Acknowledging the new reality on a resource-limited planet, with Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute. From Radio Ecoshock 110907 16 minutes CD Quality 8 MB or Lo-Fi 4 MB
TRANSITION – The West Coast Scene. The Transition Movement – West Coast style. Started by Rob Hopkins in Totnes, UK, how it evolves in North America. Reports from Michael Brownlee, Boulder Colorado, author of history of Transition in U.S. 24 min (CD Quality or Lo-Fi), Joanne Poyourow organizer, Village Los Angeles 15 min (CD Quality or Lo-Fi), Vandy Savage, Vancouver, Canada. Recording of Ann Pacey and Ross Moster at Village Vancouver meet-up 16 min (CD Quality or Lo-Fi). Ideas for your action plan. Full Radio Ecoshock Show 110218 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
The Future: Truth or Fiction? Life after the oil is gone. What will it be like? Author James Howard Kunstler on his new fiction book, “The Witch of Hebron”, his plans, and thoughts on collapse of the phoney economy. Interview from Radio Ecoshock 101126 24 minutes CD Quality or Lo-Fi
PEAK OIL VS PATHOLOGICAL OPTIMISM Why are we “the Doomers” for thinking oil is limited? Clinical psychologist Kathy McMahon (“the Peak Shrink”) finds people all over the world are worried about fossil civilization collapsing. In this hot new speech, get answers for our own sanity, in a crazy world. Recorded by Alex Smith. Ecoshock 101029 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB. End music “End of the Age of Oil” by David Rovics. Extra 20 min interview Alex and Kathy here. Full 80 minute speech Part 1 and Part 2.
Overview of peak fossil fuels by ASPO’S Dave Hughes, long-time with Geological Survey of Canada. Covers both U.S. and Canada. Scary facts from Peak Oil’s “Al Gore”. 30 min Lo-Fi 7 MB from Degrowth Conference April 20, 2010 Vancouver.
Carolyn Baker Adjunct Prof History and Psychology, author of “Sacred Demise, Walking the Spiritual Path of Industrial Civilization’s Collapse”. Blog “Speaking Truth to Power“. We talk collapse and rejuvenation. 20 min CD Quality 18 MB or Lo-Fi 5 MB
KURT COBB Indie journalist on collapse, peak oil, climate and cultural survival. From Ecoshock 100319 and 100326. His blog. Part 1 21 min CD Quality 20 MB or Lo-Fi 5 MB Part 2 25 min CD Quality 25 MB or Lo-Fi 6 MB
Rush to Alternative Energy Suprising good news from Lester Brown, founder of both Worldwatch and Earth Policy Institute, as interviewed by Richard Heinberg of postcarbon.org Ecoshock 100326 9 min CD Quality 8 MB or Lo-Fi 2 MB
POST CARBON CITIES “Urban Resilience in a Post Carbon World” presented by the Post Carbon Institute, Oct 20 2009 Vancouver, Canada. Warren Karlenzig, author of “How Green is Your City? The SustainLane US City Rankings” 28 min CD Quality 26 MB or Lo-Fi 6 MB
OVERSHOOT Panel of nine power people. Rex Weyler, Bryn Davidson, Len Laycock, Andrea Reimer, David van Seters, Arran Stephens, Anita Burke, Bill Rees, Tom Osdoba and Conrad Schmidt. 091021 Part 1 28 min Lo-Fi 7 MB
The Dark Side of the Tar Sands Social and eco impacts plus genocide of First Nations Jessie Kalman (Polaris Institute) 12 min 3 MB, Mike Mercredi (must-hear!) Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation 10 min 3 MB, Will Horter of Dogwood Initiative on pipelines and coastal impact of tankers. More to come soon.
PEAK POLITICS Progressive politicians talk peak oil and our energy future. Gregor ROBERTSON – Mayor Vision Party; Betty KRAWCZYK – Work Less Party; Councillor Suzanne ANTON -Vancouver City Council; Burnaby Mayor Derek CORRIGAN; Council Andrea REIMER; Marc Emery B.C. Marijuana Party. Hosted by Rex Wyler and vancouverpeakoil.org. Recorded by Alex Smith 081015, Hour 1 (as broadcast on CFRO Radio), CD Quality (56 MB) or Lo-Fi (14 MB), Hour 2 CD Quality (65 MB) or Lo-Fi (15 MB)
Post Carbon – Julian Darley Radio Ecoshock interview Sept 12th show. 30 min CD Quality 27 MB or Lo-Fi 7 MB
Life in A Post Carbon World Julian Darley, Founder of the Post Carbon Institute with David Barsamian of Alternative Radio 57 min Lo-Fi 13 MB
PEAK OIL AND THE MEDIA Why isn’t mainstream media explaining oil decline, and it’s impact on society? Vancouverpeakoil.org presents a panel of 5 journalists: Rex Weyler, Barbara Jaffe, Charlie Smith, Sara Robinson and Alex Smith. How to organize, use media, bypass the mainstream. Ecoshock Show 080829 1 hour CD Quality 56 MB or Lo-Fi 14 MB
Re-Inventing Collapse: Radio Ecoshock interview with Dmitri Orlov, author of “Reinventing Collapse: Soviet Example and American Prospects” America after bankruptcy may be a new opportunity. 23 min CD Quality 21 MB or Lo-Fi 6 MB
Re-Inventing Collapse, C-Realm Interview – The Soviet Example and American Prospects. KMO of C-Realm interviews author Dimitri Orlov on possible devolution of America, as oil runs out. From C-Realm 92. 25 MB 6 min Orlov Lo-Fi
Peak Oil – Why We Just Don’t Get It From ASPO 6, Dublin, trader and researcher Nate Hagens uses brain chemistry and psychology to explain why we keep acting like oil will last forever. 22 min Lo-Fi 5 MB.
PEAK OIL = TRANSPORT REVOLUTION “Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight Without Oil” Authors Richard Gilbert and Anthony Perl. Speech plus Q and A. Real facts and figures on future transpo and how to get there, sustainably. Finally, some answers. From Ecoshock show 080328 48 min CD Quality 45 MB or Lo-Fi 11 MB.
What Will We Eat After Oil? Richard Heinberg to Soil Association, London, 071122. Essential listening from author of “Party’s Over” and “Peak Everything”. 56 min. Remastered to fix original recording flaws. CD Quality 52 MB or Lo-Fi 13 MB
From UK Transition Town movement, Shaun Chamberlin‘s fresh thinking on climate and Peak Oil. Author of “Transition Timeline” and advisor on Tradable Energy Quotas. Blog “Dark Optimism“. Stimulating interview 24 min CD Quality 22 MB or Lo-Fi 6 MB
Dying American Empire. Now What? Dave Cohen, analyst with Assoc. for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas (ASPO) on bleak economic reality. Interview from Ecoshock 091120 18 min CD Quality 16 MB or Lo-Fi 4 MB
OIL, RITA, AND FUTURE – Jim Kuntsler 10 min
PEAK OIL and POPULATION Guest host George Kenny interviews Dr. Albert Bartlett on rising prices, declining reserves, and impact of billions more people. Lifelong expert with frank talk on future. Ecoshock 080111 Courtesy Electric Politics podcast. 1 hr 56 MB Also available in Lo-Fi mono 14 MB
PEAK OIL/CLIMATE PANEL followed Escape from Suburbia, Vancouver 070817. Ecoshock Show 070831 1 hr. Conrad Schmidt, Founder of the Work Less Party, and the World Naked Bike Ride. Greenpeace founder/historian Rex Wyler, a Director of the BC Sustainable Energy Assoc., a city planner and more. How will we get out of this mess?
Heinberg on Alternative Fuels – KBOO Per Fagering 6 MB 6 min
Escape From Suburbia Director Gregory Greene interview, on Peak Oil, Climate and future economy. 25 MB 27 min
Peak Oil – Social Effects Peak Moment TV 27 MB 28 min
Richard Heinberg: Power Down 11 min
OIL CRASH Matt Savinar 24 min
Mike Ruppert: Oil Collapse – Sue Supriano show 12 MB
WINNING THE OIL ENDGAME – Amory Lovins 24 min
Post Carbon with Julian Darley – Sue Supriano show 13 MB 27 min
New Zealand Greens on Peak Oil – 6.5 MB 6.5 min
Peak Oil Expert Q and A – Ken Deffeyes 32 MB 34 min
Life After Oil Matt Savinar speech June 2005 28 min