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ACT Peak Oil Inc. exists to raise awareness and educate about the peak of world oil production, its implications, and the options for mitigation, within an environmental, economic and social context.
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Public meeting with ASPO President

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

Reception room
Legislative Assembly
London Circuit, Canberra
Hosted by Shane Rattenbury MLA

Review of party positions for election 2010

ACT Peak Oil has reviewed the major parties' policies with respect to Peak Oil: ALP, Coalition and Greens

Opinion: A 'Big Australia' won't mean more wealth for its residents

An editorial opinion from ACT Peak Oil Vice President Jenny Goldie published in The Canberra Times.

ACT Election Candidate Survey - ACT Greens

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 Election Candidate Survey - Mike Hettinger

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 Election Candidate Survey - Jon Stanhope

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 Election Candidate Survey - Adam Verwey

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 welcomes light rail taskforce

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

Recent Submissions

2011 Draft Energy White Paper submission
ACT Peak Oil made a submission regarding the Australian Government's 2011 Draft Energy Whitepaper. The draft ignores Peak Oil at the nation's peril. Pointedly the suppressed BITRE report 117 is ignored.

ACT Peak Oil in the news

ACT Peak Oil has been featured in a number of news items today raising awareness about the imminent oil crisis.

Click through for an article from the Canberra Times reporting some of our expectations for the future of transport planning.

Update: The Canberra Times featured ACT Peak Oil for a second day running after we held up a banner at the opening of the last stage of the GDE. Minister Hargreaves came over and we had a polite and friendly chat with him on transport policy.

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