A Vision of Post-Oil Bristol

 
A Response to Climate Change and Peak Oil: Descent Launch This Wednesday in Bristol A Response to Climate Change and Peak Oil: Descent Launch This Wednesday in Bristol Chris Johnstone writes: This Wednesday evening (March 21st), an inspiring community based response to climate change and peak oil is being launched in Bristol. Following the lead of a growing number of ‘Transition Towns’, including Totnes, Lewes, Stroud, Morehampton, Falmouth, Ivybridge, Ashburton and Penwith, people in Bristol are gathering to develop a staged and planned approach to reducing our city’s dependence on fossil fuels..."Globally, conventional oil reserves are sufficient to meet projected demand for around 30 years" - UK Government’s White Paper on Energy (2003). We are currently consuming more than 4 barrels of oil for every one discovered...At the launch: Sarah Pugh (co-ordinator) will introduce the Transition City Bristol programme, Dr Chris Johnstone (author, Find Your Power), 7pm - 10pm, Wednesday 21st MARCH 2007 at the Trinity Centre, Trinity Rd, Bristol, BS2 0NW, cost £3 Full article.| Energy Descent Launch This Wednesday in Bristol | www.transitioncitybristol.org | Article by Rob Hopkins on Energy Descent planning (permacultureactivist.net) | www.GreatTurningTimes.org | www.chrisjohnstone.info | http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bristolpeakoilers | Related Past News: Bristol Social Forum : Notes : 'Oil and the Economy' Meeting (Oct '05) | Preparing for a post- capitalist Bristol? (Aug'05) | Well, Oil Be Dammed! (June'04) |Contribute An Article | How To Contribute Articles - A Brief Guide | Add To The Calendar

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