A collection of publicly available videos on Peak Oil, Climate Change, the Transition Movement and related subjects.
Peak Oil and the Globe’s Limitations
Richard Heinberg, senior fellow with the Post Carbon Institute
The author of The Party’s Over, Peak Everything , most recently, Blackout, discusses the phenomenon of peak oil and how it will affect life on this planet.
Documentary: Blind Spot
A documentary film that dramatically illustrates the current oil and energy crisis the world is facing.
Directed by Adolfo Doring
Out of Gas (Lecture)
By Dr. David L. Goodstein, Ph.D., Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Caltech
Dr Goodstein on the end of exponential growth and issues related to fossil fuel and the climate of Planet Earth. To buy his book on the same topic, click here.
Crude: The Incredible Journey of Oil
This documentary offers a good introduction to the Carbon Cycle, Peak Oil, Climate Change. Draws out the links very well. Informative, connects the dots. A must see!
Stand-up Comedy: History of Oil
By Robert Newman
Comedian Robert Newman gets to grips with the wars and politics of the last hundred years – but rather than adhering to the history we were fed at school, he places oil centre stage as the cause of all commotion. Also takes a peek into the oil backed Dollar.
Video Interview – William R. Catton, Jr
In this interview, the author of the seminal Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change outlines the major themes of his book: stealing from the future, exuberant growth, takeover and drawdown, industrialization, carrying capacity deficit, the absence of real villains, the bane of advertising, humankind’s true nature, ecological modesty, and the need for us to expect the worst.
The Story of Solutions
By The Story of Stuff Project
An animated video that explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal.
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil
Cuba turned their whole country around in five years when they were cut off from petroleum products following the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. . How they did it can serve as a model for the rest of the world which is facing the challenge of Peak Oil.
Understanding Climate Change
David Roberts is staff writer at Grist.org. In this TED Talk titled “Climate Change is Simple” he describes the causes and effects of climate change in blunt, plain terms.
How Shall We Live, With the Earth in Crisis?
Carolyn Baker, psychotherapist and author of Collapsing Consciously: Transformative Truths For Turbulent Times, in conversation with Dave Pollard, Systems thinker
Dave sees endgames for three inter-related systems–economic, energy and ecology–any one of which could lead to civilizational collapse. For Carolyn, we’re in a predicament we can’t fix, but we can choose how we respond. She suggests thinking of the entire Earth community as being terminally ill. Take time to reflect on our lives, make amends, and value the time we have.
6 Ways a Food Co-op Can Change the Economy
Post Carbon Fellow Janelle Orsi’s keynote speech at the Berkshire Cooperative annual member meeting, November 1, 2014.