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tar sands

Tar Sands Pipeline Gets Green Light in Environmental Review

Elsewhere, big disagreements on estimates for shale gas, and progress on burying the problem of carbon emissions

Libya’s Revolution Could Provide Stimulus through Cheaper Oil

However, analysts predicted that getting back to pre-revolution oil production may take Libya a few years

The Climate Post: Rupert Murdoch’s Media Empire, Including Fox News, Goes Carbon Neutral

In other news, The Terminator calls for an energy revolution, and Tennessee takes a creationist approach to climate

Averting ice ages is easy

A report in Technology Review raised the specter of an approaching ice age, but the real problem is avoiding a super-greenhouse world


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 »