Videos about Peak Oil
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The Great Burning
Richard Heinberg explores why The Great Burning — the combustion of oil, coal, and natural gas — must come to an end during the next few decades. If the twentieth century was...
The Law of Diminishing Returns
Richard Heinberg explores how — in our economy, the environment, and energy production — we may well be hitting the point of diminishing returns. When previous societies have...
The Great Squeeze: Surviving the Human Project (2009)
The Great Squeeze chronicles our dependence on cheap and abundant fossil fuels that have been feeding the engine of our economic system for the past 200 years.  Although cheap...
Our Shitty situation
In this sedition we look at the economic clusterfuck enveloping the globe, the mega drop in oil prices and the political party that has the left screaming like Justin Beaver fans.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Calls For 'End Of Fossil Fuels Era'
Twenty-five years ago people could be excused for not knowing much, or doing much, about climate change. Today we have no excuse. No more can it be dismissed as science...
Introducing Petrolify® - The Power of Petroleum in One Little Pill
Imagine there was a pill you could take every day that would provide you with wealth, freedom, and luxuries beyond the imagination of even the wealthiest kings of yesteryear...
Grow Heathrow: Resisting Eviction
On March 1st 2010 Transition Heathrow members swooped on an abandoned market garden site in Sipson; one of the villages to be completely tarmacked to make way for a third...
Can a Tipi Stop a Pipeline? - Oyate Wahacanka
Can a Tipi Stop a Pipeline? Keystone Tar Sands / XL Pipeline. Nearly everyone is familiar with these words and most have at least some opinion about what they represent...
Solar Roads:  The Future of the Highway & the Next Energy Revolution
What if roads and parking lots were solar, fueling enough energy from the sun to power nearby communities as well as electric vehicles? Scott and Julie Brusaw, the...
Snake Oil: How Fracking's False Promise Imperils Our Future
Recorded February 25th, 2014 in Vancouver, BC Richard Heinberg speaks on his newest book, covering the short-term nature of the recent North American oil boom and the financial...
Bill Mollison: In Grave Danger of Falling Food (1989)
In this introductory video to permaculture, Bill Mollison, the movement's co-founder, takes the viewer through the history and developments of the movement. With startlingly...
Surviving Collapse: Designing Your Way To Abundance Using Permaculture With Geoff Lawton
 "All the world's problems can be fixed in a garden" - Geoff Lawton
When You are Seeing Visions of the World in 2048, Remember: One Act of Courage Can Change the World
This is an excerpt from The Fifth Sacred Thing, an upcoming feature film based on the best selling novel by Starhawk, and is set in 2048, where an ecotopian San Francisco...
Israel's New Racism: The Persecution of African Migrants in the Holy Land
About 60,000 African migrants have arrived in Israel since 2006, fleeing unrest in their home countries. But upon arrival in the ostensibly democratic country, the migrants...
Words From The Edge (2013)
Words From The Edge is a film about the unprecedented transition that we are undergoing from a culture of industrial growth and inequality to what must inevitably be more...
Kahsatstenhsera: Indigenous Resistance to Tar Sands Pipelines
Kahsatstenhsera (gah-sad-sdanh-se-ra) is a Kanienkeha:ka (Mohawk) word that means Strength in Unity. This short documentary details contemporary Indigenous resistance to tar...
His Beautiful Philosophies About Life Will Make You Feel OK That We're Running Out Of Oil
When our economy is based on, y'know, stuff ... and stuff is made out of, y'know, stuff we get from the Earth ... how exactly do we think this is going to end? My favorite...
Fun Frack Facts! with Troy McBlur
Those pesky earthquakes that happen near fracking rigs? Just natural side effects, folks. Nothing to see here... Read about frackquakes at http://bit.ly/frackingquake
How Criminal Can a Corporation Get and Still Have Its Stock Value Go Up? Halliburton Knows.
Abby Martin remarks on the news that Halliburton has pled guilty to destroying evidence related to the 2010 BP oil spill, calling out the petro-giant for its long list of...
Anima Mundi: Permaculture, Peak Oil, Climate Change and the Soul of the World (2011)
Many people do not realize that permaculture is much more than about growing fruit and vegetables, it is a whole view incorporating the environment, energy, resources...
Brazil's Largest City Takes on Transition
What is it about transition that is so cool? Well partially it's the attitude. As Isabela Menezes of Transition Granja Viana says in the video, "It's spreading with such...
101 Solutions to Global Climate Change
Peak Moment 26: Author Guy Dauncey's lively, optimistic solutions for Peak Oil and climate crisis are do-able here and now. Conservation, efficiency, proven technologies, and...
This is our Energy Reality
Energy is at the heart of the human predicament in the twenty-first century, and we now face a transformational moment in our energy story. As we leave the age of seemingly...
The Real Reason for NATO Attacking Libya Revealed
Some believe it is about protecting civilians, others say it is about oil, but some are convinced intervention in Libya is all about Gaddafi's plan to introduce the gold...
To the Last Drop: Canada's Dirty Oil Sands (2011)
Canadas big and dirty oil projects destroying nature and leaving behind a mess that will never go away.The small town of Fort Chipewyan in northern Alberta is facing the...
Crude: The Real Price of Oil (2009)
Three years in the making, this cinéma-vérité feature from acclaimed filmmaker Joe Berlinger (Brother’s Keeper, Paradise Lost, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster) is the epic...
Don't Worry! There's Plenty of Oil! (Fossil Fools & Fracking Lies)
In recent months we've seen a spate of assertions that peak oil is a worry of the past thanks to so-called "new technologies" that can tap massive amounts of previously...
Farm for the Future (2009)
Natural World: Farm for the Future BBC documentary on the precient global farming and food crisis, filmed in the UK. Topics covered are the influence of oil on the food...
The Fuck-it Point (2012)
A film about the dark side of civilization, why we should bring it down and why most civilized people don't. [THE FUCK-IT POINT]'When you have had enough. When you decide to...
GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth
How do we become a sustainable civilization? GrowthBusters explores our society's worship of growth everlasting: Economic Growth, Population Growth, Increasing Consumption, and...
The Crisis of Civilization (2011)
A dark comedy remix mash-up bonanza about the end of industrial civilization. featuring clowns, car crashes, explosions, super heroes, and xylophones and much, much more ...
There's No Tomorrow (2012)
A 34 minute animated documentary about resource depletion and the impossibility of infinite growth on a finite planet.
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (2006)
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This...
ANIMA MUNDI: Permaculture, Peak Oil, Climate Change and the Soul of the World
Will you survive the transition of human industrial civilization happening now due to peak oil and climate change? Can you see the forest for the trees, the earth for the...
Collapse (2009)
Americans generally like to hear good news. They like to believe that a new president will right old wrongs, that clean energy will replace dirty oil and that fresh thinking...
A Victory in the Fight Against Keystone XL
Let this video electrify you, and let it electrify your friends. We didn't just win against a pipeline--we won back the deep sense that when we rise up together, we can change...
What If I Told You That The Economy Was Done Growing? Like, Forever.
Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. Richard Heinberg...
Arrival of the Post-Petroleum Human
“Petroleum Man is dead. Infinite Growth Man is dead. Post Petroleum Human is alive,” announced Michael C. Ruppert on May 22, 2011. Members of this emerging “species” know they...
Sprawling from Grace: Driven to Madness (2008)
For as long as most Americans can remember the car has been the embodiment of the American dream. But with more than 250 million cars and trucks on the road, Americans have...
GasHole (2010)
GasHole is a new documentary film about the history of Oil prices and the future of alternative fuels. The film takes a wide, yet detailed examination of our dependence on...
Addicted to Plastic (2008)
Documentary that explores the history of plastic and how it came to dominate our lives. From styrofoam cups to artificial organs, plastics are perhaps the most ubiquitous and...
Intro to Permaculture
This is an 18 part 90 minute intro to permaculture webinar with Bill Wilson of Midwest Permaculture in Illinois. Bill has been teaching permaculture for 6 years. He holds 2...
Iran (Is Not the Problem) (2008)
IRAN (Is Not The Problem) is a feature length documentary film responding to the failure of the American mass media to provide the public with relevant and accurate information...
Poison Fire (2008)
Poison Fire, a documentary exposing oil and gas abuses in Nigeria and featuring Friends of the Earth Nigeria volunteers, was launched with a world premiere at the prestigious...
The End of Suburbia (2004)
"We're literally stuck up a cul-de-sac in a cement SUV without a fill-up" - James Howard Kunstler Global oil peak and the inevitable decline of fossil fuels are upon us now...
What A Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire (2007)
A middle class white guy comes to grips with Peak Oil, Climate Change, Mass Extinction, Population Overshoot and the demise of the American Lifestyle. Featuring interviews...
Fuel (2008)
Eleven years in the making, FUEL is the in-depth personal journey of filmmaker and eco-evangelist Josh Ticknell, who takes us on a hip, fast-paced road trip into America's...
Shane Collins: Peak Oil, Drugs & Crime
During a talk at the Urban Green Fair in Brockwell Park, south London Green Party Member Shane Collins discusses the need for government and social shifts in order to adapt to...
The Next 10 Years Will Be Very Unlike the Last 10 Years
Fossil fuels have powered human growth and ingenuity for centuries. Now that we're reaching the end of cheap and abundant oil and coal supplies, we're in for an exciting ride...
Rob Hopkins: Transition to a World Without Oil
Rob Hopkins reminds us that the oil our world depends on is steadily running out. He proposes a unique solution to this problem -- the Transition response, where we prepare...