Tag Archive | "Peak Oil"

Crude Impact – A Documentary on Peak Oil

Title: Crude Impact Director: James Wood Year: 2006 The past, present, and future all factor into James Jandek Wood’s informative look at the way oil has allowed mankind to achieve total domination over every species on the planet. An alarming wake-up call and an uplifting message of hope, Crude Impact explores such hotly debated topics […]

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

Title: The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil Director: Faith Morgan Year: 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 film tells of the hardships and struggles […]

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Collapse – It’s Happened to Every Great Civilization

Title: Collapse – It’s Happened to Every Great Civilization Director: Chris Smith Year: 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 will set the economy straight. American pundits tend to restrain their […]

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Arithmetic, Population and Energy – End of Growth

Title: Arithmetic, Population and Energy – End of Growth Produced by: Professor Albert Bartlett Professor Al Bartlett begins his one-hour talk with the statement, “The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function.” He then gives a basic introduction to the arithmetic of steady growth, including an explanation of […]

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The Crisis of Civilization

Title: The Crisis of Civilization Director: Dean Puckett Year: 2011 The Crisis of Civilization is a documentary feature film investigating how global crises like ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil reserves, terrorism and food shortages are converging symptoms of a single, failed global system. The film reveals how a failure to understand the systemic context […]

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