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Fight Over Tar Sands Pipeline May Lead to Cancellation, “Huge” Consequences

The Keystone XL pipeline, planned to run from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast, is the topic of a fierce battle

The Climate Post: Japan, Germany Struggle With Nuclear Power Slowdown

Also, U.S. has few options in the event of a massive oil shortage, and Los Angeles turns “carmageddon” into “carmaheaven”

The Climate Post: Middle East Oil Anxiety

Oil prices shot up after unrest in Libya deepened, while conflicts continued over climate regulations and energy funding

From Wikileaks or Saudi sheiks?

Why the world needs better data on oil, and how we might get it

US military must stop using oil in 30 years, defense think tank says

The US military should switch over to biofuels to maintain its supremacy, the report says, but this possibility seems unlikely

Read: “Far North”

an “eco-fi” novel by Marcel Theroux

“The growing demand for oil is leading to a growing global conflict in which the Gulf War, the 9/11 attack, and the war in Iraq are just the first three skirmishes.”

—Amos Nur, professor emeritus of geophysics, Stanford University

Read: “Zero Point of Systemic Collapse”

article by Chris Hedges in Adbusters, February 2010

The Flash Point

American Security Project blog addresses climate change sometimes

The New Security Beat

a blog by the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program


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

Mason's favorite books »