Monthly Archives: May 2014

Gardening – Grow Your Own Food

Best Home or small farm method I’ve taken many gardening and permaculture classes, but by far the best way to grow your own food is explained in John Jeavons’ book “How to grow more vegetables And Fruits, Nuts, Berries, Grains … Continue reading

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Stay Warm

Simpler ways to stay warm 1/27/2014   By Brian Kaller  grit.com Every day, it seems, acquaintances send me articles about how to live better or save energy, many of which neglect the most obvious answers. They often report inventions that could … Continue reading

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Human Nature is to blame

Many people have said this, as I run across examples in my archives I’ll add them to this post. Catton would say that no one is to blame, overshoot and die-off is the fate of all species. Ilargi at theautomaticearth: … Continue reading

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Why our Capitalist Gene is pushing us to destruction

Why our Capitalist Gene is pushing us to destruction Paul B. Farrell.   Feb 12, 2014. Marketwatch. Yes, we’re all capitalists. Today 7.2 billion. Soon 10 billion humans, all with a Capitalist Gene that says “me first, climate later.” Human nature. … Continue reading

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Civilians caught in a war

[ It’s very likely that the U.S. will collapse hard post-peak with so little preparation, and if we all don’t shoot one another the paramilitaries, gangsters, mafias, and bandits will. Or loot or move into our homes. Here are some … Continue reading

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Global Bond Frenzy Raises Concerns

Global Bond Frenzy Raises Concerns By LANDON THOMAS Jr. FEB. 19, 2014 New York Times. Prospecting for oil in Brazil, manufacturing steel in Russia, erecting skyscrapers in China: Global bond investors have financed some of the grandest investment projects taken … Continue reading

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Student loan crisis widens gap between rich and the rest

Student loan crisis widens gap between rich and the rest. Bill Zimmerman.   February 21, 2014.  San Francisco Chronicle. Growing concern about wealth and income inequality overlooks a principal cause: the student loan crisis, which is much deeper than the $1.1 … Continue reading

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Foreign Investment in Shale Gas is Drying Up

Jan. 2, 2014  For U.S. Drillers, the Days of Easy Money Are Over By Daniel Gilbert, Wall Street Journal. Oil and Gas Companies Slash Spending as Foreign Investment Dries Up Last year, 80 big energy companies in North America spent … Continue reading

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Financial system brought down by next oil shock

Erik Townsend. 6 January 2013. Why Peak Oil Threatens the International Monetary System. ASPO-USA The U.S. Treasury bond market will most likely crash, and borrowing costs will skyrocket. Those increased borrowing costs will further exacerbate the fiscal deficit. Can you … Continue reading

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Michael Dittmar, Institute of Particle Physics: Peak Uranium 2015

The End of Cheap Uranium June 17, 2011. Michael Dittmar, Institute of Particle Physics,   Zurich, Switzerland Journal: Science of the Total Environment This paper concludes that “the end of the cheap uranium supply will result in a chaotic phase-out … Continue reading

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