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Peak Oil, Peak Debt, and the Concentration of Power

September 18th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

This is a truly wonderful post from The Oil Drum by Goddard College's Charles Eisenstein (licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 U.S. License). Giving more depth to peak oil than the good infographic on that presented yesterday, but also delving deeply into the problems of our economy and how they are linked to our energy and environmental crisis, this is my recommended reading of the month, or more. I was just listening to this great cover of a great Rolling Stones song while reading this and thought it was actually a good match for this piece, so let's start off with that


Plant A Tree — Even Wall Street Agrees

April 3rd, 2009 | by Alan Smith

A new way to treat wood has trees back in the limelight: a hardwood's reliability that even a rain forest mahogany tree can love. Check out the world’s first heavy traffic road bridge made from Accoya® wood. The bridge, located in Sneek in the Netherlands, is “the first wooden bridge in the world that can support the heaviest load class of 60 tons”. At this week's Wall Street Green Trading Summit, a panel on forestation introduced a new way of thinking about how to deal with destruction of the rain forest



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