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Is peak oil more urgent than climate change?

July 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In this interview I speak with Bruce Robinson, Convenor of the Australian Association for the Study of Peak Oil. (ASPO is a leading international group of concerned scientists on the issue.) Bruce says governments should be informing people and preparing our economies now for peak oil, the inevitable declining rate of oil production. Listen to [...]

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Peak oil: the world’s looming oil crisis

July 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

In case you hadnt noticed, the price of oil is on the march. And there’s analysts saying we’ll look back at 2008 in the years to come and think we were lucky. That petrol was cheap. So what is happening with oil? There’s no doubt the world’s demand for oil is increasing in a big [...]

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Dr Karl: clean coal is a furphy

February 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Dr Karl gets down and dirty on ‘clean coal’. Is it a furphy? A key part of clean coal is burying CO2 under ground. Isn’t this the kind of thinking that got us in this mess in the first place? Listen to the Clean Coal Dr Karl interview.

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Tags: Climate change · Energy · Podcasts