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Video Friday: No Worries, Keep Driving – Post Carbon Institute on Fossil Fools and Fracking

A dose of energy reality from the Post Carbon Institute This video from the Post Carbon Institute discusses the reality of our current energy economy and why leaders from both parties have bought into the recent hype that reliance on natural gas fracking and unconventional sources of oil – “tight” oil and tar sands – can stabilize our economy without…

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Obama on the Gulf Oil Spill: Where’s the Bully Pulpit? More Committees, Commissions, Plans and Prayers

Last night, in his first Oval Office speech, President Obama had the perfect opportunity to define his executive, leadership and inspirational skills and abilities, as the leader of the free of the world, the Commander in Chief, the President of the United States. Did he succeed? Alas, while his rhetoric was somewhat soaring, or perhaps hovering, he yet again missed…

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Energy and Peak Oil: Richard Heinberg on Peak Oil and Our Energy Future in the 21st Century

A lecture presented by educator and author Richard Heinberg on energy and peak oil, and what it means for society in the 21st century. Heinberg is senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute in Sebastopol, California.

Debating America’s Energy Future

A video from ForaTV of a May 2009 debate sponsored by the Miller Center for Public affairs between John Podesta, Robert Woolsey, Christine Todd Whitman, and Karen Hubert on America’s energy future.