Tag Archives: oil

The Post Carbon Institute and Resilience.org

The Post Carbon Institute is leading the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world. Their website Resilience.org features an array of resources for community resilience, including a map of local groups such as Resilience Circles. Add your group to the map! Click here.

You Are Here: The Oil Journey, by Post Carbon Institute

Changes in the landscape of energy may well trigger a whole new journey for humanity. The legendary actor and narrator Peter Coyote tells the story of our oil journey.

Chris Martenson’s Crash Course

The Crash Course is an excellent resource which will provide you with a baseline understanding of the economy so that you can better appreciate the risks that we all face. Videos are broken into chapters; watch the 45-minute Intro with your Circle, and consider meeting to watch the rest together. Click here for the Crash Course: http://www.chrismartenson.com/crashcourse

The True Price of Gas: an eye opening video

The True Price of Gas With gas above $4 a gallon in many places, the Obama administration last week announced that it would tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to increase supply and ease prices. But the price we pay for gas already hides the real cost of of oil— costs we pay, not at the […]

Petroleum-Based Products: A Partial List

plastic forks, plastic wrap, plastics, plywood adhesives, refrigerators, roller-skate wheels, …

Video: Transition to a World Without Oil, a TED Talk with Rob Hopkins

Video: Peak Oil, Visually Explained

A Quick 3 minute video visually explaining Peak Oil, what oil is used for, and what the future may hold with regards to Peak Oil. This is the culmination of a year-long thesis project looking at how Graphic Design can help communicate a complex topic such as Peak Oil.