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Former President George W. Bush energy policy

[ Below are excerpts of various news stories where President Bush discussed energy that I ran across over the years.  Perhaps not the best ones, but I’m researching U.S. energy policy now and may add more articles in the future.  … Continue reading

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Former President Bill Clinton on Peak Oil, Peak Soil, and other depleting resources

Former President Bill Clinton. May 4, 2007. The Looming Crisis; Can We Act in Time? Harvard Kennedy School. Excerpts from Keynote Address by Former President William Jefferson Clinton Kennedy School Spring Conference – Cambridge, MA I think it is highly … Continue reading

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Summary of Australian Senate hearings on Peak Oil in 2006

[ Someday historians will want to know what politicians knew about the energy crisis and when they knew it, probably to blame them for doing nothing, even though there’s not much they can do. I’ve read what I can find … Continue reading

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Bakhtiari addresses Peak Oil before the Australian Senate Committee in 2006

[Australia has done a great deal to educate their public and leaders about the issue of Peak Oil, far more than the United States (2040 hits on peak oil in their parliamentary system). Whether that will make a difference given … Continue reading

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House Representative Stewart Udall (Arizona) 2005 Time to discard 50 years of energy myths

Stewart Udall and Matthew R. Simmons. Nov 20, 2005. Time to discard fifty years of energy myths. Arizona Daily Star. Stewart Udall was elected to Congress more than 50 years ago, and served as secretary of the Interior during a … Continue reading

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