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No matter who you are, your life is going to be significantly affected by the Peak Oil phenomenon. Building ‘resilience’ into our lives is the key to protecting ourselves and our families from the effects of peak oil.

Peak oil and you

Few Tasmanians are aware of looming oil depletion and how profoundly it will affect their lives. No matter who you are, your life is going to be significantly affected by the Peak Oil phenomenon. As a Tasmanian citizen you will be subjected to surging prices for many basic commodities, especially fuel and food. This will affect things like the cost of travelling – for work, socialising and recreation.<a href="http://peakoiltas.org/2010/01/peak-oil-and-you/"><strong>[…]</strong></a> Continue reading

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Peal oil & vulnerable communities

Peak Oil poses a major poverty problem for Tasmania. This is not a future problem it is with us right now. Fuel and food prices are already reaching unprecedented levels and are mooted to rise rapidly in the near future. People and communities who are already struggling to keep their heads above water are likely to go under. It is vitally important to identify those who are most at risk. Continue reading

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Peak oil and your health

Your health and that of all Tasmanians will almost certainly be affected by peak oil. Whether the outcome is improved health or a deterioration will largely be determined by the ways in which we choose to respond individually and collectively […] Continue reading

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