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Peak Oil as a Behavioral Problem

Behavior and Social Issues, Volume 16, Number 1 (Spring/Summer 2007)

Peak oil is the point at which oil production reaches a maximum value and thereafter declines. Because of the dependence of industrialized society on oil, peak oil may be one of the most important, possibly cataclysmic, events in modern history. Averting economic damage due to peak oil is defined as a behavioral problem in terms of one-trial discriminated avoidance responding. Several factors tha

Kenya: Anger Over Petrol Pump Price Increase

East African Standard, 22 September 2007

The Motorists Association of Kenya is against this week's increases in petrol pump prices. The prices of fuel have gone up by an average of Sh2 per litre compared to last week's prices.

Ride a bike? You must be rich

The Times, 21 September 2007

The richer people become the further they cycle, according to official figures overturning conventional wisdom that the bicycle is largely a poor man’s mode of transport. The richest fifth of the population cycle on average 2½ times as far in a year as the poorest fifth.

Get a tax free bike for work – big savings!

Cyclescheme [UK] is working with a network of independent bike shops to supply the nation with quality tax free bikes and equipment for work. We have a wealth of experience organising no-hassle tax free bikes for employees. Hundreds of companies of all sizes have already benefited from our easy-to-follow system!

Bicycle Planning: What is going on in Perth?

Date/Time:                5pm – 6.30pm, Wednesday, 12 September 2007

Local Government Responses to Higher Fuel Prices & Climate Change

Date: Thursday 27th September 2007
Time: 8.30am – 12.30pm
Venue: Town of Vincent (Cnr Vincent and Loftus Streets, Leederville)
Cost: STC/WALGA members: $40 Non members: $70 (pay online at