Oil Man: Chroniques du début de la fin du pétrole

For non-francophones, it’s the chronicles of the beginning of the end of oil, a blog on Le Monde’s website

Early Warning

A blog about impending shortages and breakdowns, focusing mainly on energy

Beyond the Beyond

Bruce Sterling’s blog for Wired

P2P Foundation

A meeting place for people who think that “technology reflects a change of consciousness towards participation”

New Society Publishers blog

From “the activist publisher focused on solutions and social change”

Post Peak Living

Their slogan: “we’ll show you how to prepare for post-peak life”

Beyond Oil

by Princeton geologist Ken Deffeyes who argues oil production has hit an all-time peak

Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy

The most famous critic of economic growth may be economist Herman Daly, whose ideas have been taken up by the Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE).

Club Orlov

by the Russian-American engineer Dmitri Orlov

Peak Generation

blog by journalist Matthew Wild


books I've read on failure & grace

The World Without Us
The Last Oil Shock: A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Hell and High Water: Global Warming--the Solution and the Politics--and What We Should Do
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
The Tipping Point
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

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