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Oil Binge Spikes Price

Forbes, 26 February 2008

Traders binged on barrels of oil Tuesday, hitting a new record high. In a gluttonous day across bonds, stocks and commodities, oil just kept rising and rising.

Sector snap: Airlines plummet on oil

Business Week, 27 February 2008

[US] Airline stocks plummeted Wednesday as oil prices touched new highs and American Airlines flight attendants' election of an aggressive leader indicated the carrier may be in for tough contract negotiations.

U.S. gas prices soar, posing a threat to family budgets

International Herald Tribune, 27 February 2008

Gasoline prices, which for months lagged behind the big run-up in the price of oil, are suddenly rising quickly, with some experts saying they could approach $4 a gallon by spring. Diesel is hitting new records daily, and oil settled at a record high of $100.88 a barrel.

ABC 7.30Report- Jim Buckee

Arranged by ASPO Australia, Dr Jim Buckee is an oil insider who believes that oil production has peaked:

http://www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2007/s2169087.htm

SBS show- City Limits

26 February 2008

Are Australia's cities well placed for the changes needed to tackle climate change?http://news.sbs.com.au/insight/city_limits__the_guests_541202

GM exec stands by calling global warming a ‘crock’

Reuters, February 2008

General Motors Corp Vice Chairman Bob Lutz has defended remarks he made dismissing global warming as a "total crock of shit," saying his views had no bearing on GM's commitment to build environmentally friendly vehicles.

Supply committee decides to enforce odd-even rule to address fuel shortage

Nepal News, 24 February 2008

The meeting of the [Nepalese] Supply Management Committee of the government, Saturday, decided to enforce odd-even rule beginning Monday to deal with the acute shortage of petroleum products.

Lack of parking puts [NSW] train users on road

Sydney Morning Herald, 25 February 2008

A CRITICAL shortage of commuter car parking is forcing thousands of would-be train users on to the roads adding to Sydney's already chronic congestion, an NRMA report says.

Our place in the sun

Sydney Morning Herald, 23 February 2008

Spacious suburbs are perfect for household electricity generation but there are obstacles, reports Ben Cubby.

Tchibo aims to take lead on greener shipping

Lloyd's List, 14 February 2008

GERMAN coffee and retail chain Tchibo, the fourth largest coffee producer in the world, is trying to lead the way with its new environmental protection programmes by putting the pressure on its contracted container carriers and forwarders. 

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