The Worst Environmental Disaster in the history of the world. The process of extracting and refining tar sands -- also known as Canadian crude -- involves strip-mining a 50,000-square-mile span of forest (approximately the size of Florida) located in the western Canadian province of Alberta.
Bill Gross on the credit meltdown: Pyramids Crumbling
The Collapse Party A new party whose time has come? We need to confront our impending collapse. Is "the Collapse Party" going to surge on our two-party system as we implode like the old Soviet Union?
Dmitry Orlov: The Five Stages of Collapse (We are in the first stage -- credit collapse)
World Food Prices Soar as Asia consumes more
LA Times: Perfect Storm of Hunger in the Third World
Review of Dmitry Orlov's "Re-Inventing Collapse"