reminder about the first "Lansing Post-Petroleum Planning Project"
meeting, this coming Saturday
at the Lansing Library. Anyone concerned about the economic or
environmental health of the Lansing area is invited to join us.
Also, you can join a discussion list on the topic by going to
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PeakOilLansingMI/ and subscribing
You Still Call
It A Crisis If It's Forever?
Living in Post-Petroleum Lansing
What does Lansing’s future hold
now that the cheap energy era is gone? The CEO of Shell Oil writes
“easy oil has probably passed its peak.” (
http://www.energybulletin.net/12327.html ) What
that means is that, from now on, we
will have to take account of energy in nearly every decision we make: where can we live, what can we afford to
eat, what work will be available and how can we get to it, how can we
homes—these are just a few examples of the problems that will be harder
the abundant, cheap energy we’re accustomed to.
To begin preparing
transition, a few people have decided to form the Lansing
Planning Project (LP4). We want to
develop a way for people in and around Lansing to study the problem,
alternatives, and work together to prepare for living here after the
We will begin with a series of public meetings. You are invited to join us.
Lansing Main Library, Gallery B (401 S. Capitol Ave. at
Parking is free in Lansing on weekends, and the
bus terminal is very near by
(for bus route information, visit cata.org or call CATA at 394-1000).
AM-12 noon on four Saturdays: Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 22, May 20, 2006
Direct inquiries to LP4 via e-mail to the PeakOilLansingMI@yahoogroups.com
(sign up at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PeakOilLansingMI/)
Curious? Read a concise intro to the problem of
"peak oil:” http://www.energybulletin.net/primer.php