Concerned about Peak Oil and Canberra's energy future?
— leading energy and climate change analyst
"Australia's Energy & Climate Change Dilemma
- the case for emergency action"
Hosted by Shane Rattenbury, MLA, ACT Greens Member for Molonglo
196 London Circuit, Canberra
5.30 - 6.30pm
Thursday 23 May 2013
Refreshments available from 5pm
Sunday, 7 April 2013
It is no secret that we are living in interesting and challenging times, and collaborative strategies for sustainability are what we need if we are to address our planetary emergency head-on.
Nicole Foss, an internationally recognised expert on sustainability and finance, is returning to Mulloon Creek Natural Farms to explain the links between the converging pressures facing the globe - peak oil, financial crisis, and climate change - and the implications for our everyday lives and what we can do to address them.
Sun, 2013-02-24 21:17 — admin
ACT Peak Oil, Nature and Society Forum and Sustainable Population Australia
invite you to
Dinner with Nicole Foss
acclaimed international expert on energy and the economy
7pm Wednesday 10 April 2013
Belmore Gardens, Barton
$55 per ticket for two course meal. Drinks available at the bar. Nicole will answer questions for half an hour. Money must be received by 12pm, Monday 8 April.
See flyer for further details.
Tue, 2012-11-13 10:44 — admin
Peak Oil will proceed. Members of the public are welcome to attend and to join the organisation.
Sun, 2012-11-04 10:24 — admin
Richard Heinberg spoke at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas at the Opera House. The video is available here
Sat, 2012-10-06 12:43 — admin
Sat, 2012-09-29 17:46 — admin
In June 2010, Prime Minister Julia Gillard famously said: Australia should not hurtle down the track towards a big population.
She was distancing herself from her predecessor Kevin Rudd, who had famously said on ABC TV's 7.30 Report that he believed in a “Big Australia”, of 36 million by 2050.
Tue, 2012-09-25 20:39 — admin
While in Australia Richard Heinberg has featured in the media recently:
Tue, 2012-09-25 20:28 — admin
No going back for Arctic
When Arctic sea-ice levels finally hit the anticipated record low this week, I felt a mixture of fear and panic (Arctic sea-ice levels on the verge of record low, GW, 31 August). Trend lines on graphs of sea-ice extent show the Arctic could be ice-free as early as September 2015 and almost certainly by 2020. With more exposed ocean absorbing more radiation and less ice to reflect it, a positive feedback mechanism has been set in train.
Tue, 2012-09-25 20:23 — admin
Community radio station 2XX has made available Richard Heinberg's talk from September 21: