Concerned about Peak Oil and Canberra's energy future?
The Canberra Times published the following letter from ACT Peak Oil President Jenny Goldie on November 10:
There is much to applaud in Dr Paul Mees' position on the ACT draft transport plan (Car-dependent disaster, CT, Nov 7). We do indeed need to redirect money away from the private car to public transport and more cycleways.
The Canberra Times published the following letter from ACT Peak Oil President Jenny Goldie on March 2.
UPDATE: click through for summary of talk.
ACT Peak Oil invites you to a public meeting with Professor Kjell Aleklett, International President, Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas (ASPO), Professor in Physics at the Global Energy Systems Group, Uppsala University, Sweden.
Peak Oil - an end to economic growth?
5.30 for 6pm (refreshments served)
Monday 13 December 2010
London Circuit, Canberra
Hosted by Shane Rattenbury MLA
ACT Peak Oil has reviewed the major parties' policies with respect to Peak Oil: ALP, Coalition and Greens
An editorial opinion from ACT Peak Oil Vice President Jenny Goldie published in The Canberra Times.
ACT Peak Oil has sent a survey to ACT Election candidates. This is the response from the ACT Greens, sent in after the election. It shows a very good understanding of the issues.
ACT Peak Oil has sent a survey to ACT Election candidates. This is the response from Mike Hettinger, Labor candidate for Molonglo. It shows an appropriately wide-ranging approach to the problem of Peak Oil.
ACT Peak Oil has sent a survey to ACT Election candidates. This is the response from Jon Stanhope, Chief Minister and Labor candidate for Ginninderra.
ACT Peak Oil has sent a survey to ACT Election candidates. This is the response from Adam Verwey, independent candidate for Ginninderra. Clearly he is a candidate who thinks and cares about important issues.
ACT Peak Oil President Alex Pollard today welcomed announcement of a light rail taskforce by the Conservation Council and Canberra Business Council. "An electrified mass transit system will be important if Canberra is to meet emission targets, and a crucial component of any viable transport system after Peak Oil." he said.
"Canberrans can expect ever-rising fuel costs as world oil production peaks and begins an irreversible decline. Even worse, an oil export crisis is forseeable