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The power of community [videorecording] : how Cuba survived peak oil / A production of The Community Solution ; Community Service Inc. ; written and produced by Faith Morgan, Eugene "Pat" Murphy, Megan Quinn ; directed by Faith Morgan
Alternate Title How Cuba survived peak oil [videorecording]
Yellow Springs, Ohio : Community Service ; San Francisco, Cal. : Distributed by Green Planet Films, c2006
book jacket
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 Videos/2nd Flr  HC152.5.Z65 P6 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject Cuba -- Economic conditions -- 1990-
Subject(s) Sustainable agriculture -- Cuba
Sustainable development -- Cuba
Energy conservation -- Cuba
Renewable energy sources -- Cuba
Energy consumption -- Cuba
Energy development -- Cuba
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Films for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD; NTSC
Language In English with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Taiwanese-Mandarin, or Norwegian
Performer/Participant Narrator, Bruce Comer ; Interviewees: Jorge Mario, Rachel Bruhnke, Eugene "Pat" Murphy, Megan Quinn, Matt Simmons, Richard Heinberg
Credits Editor, Eric Johnson ; cinematography, Gregory Greene, Faith Morgan, Tom Blessing IV
Summary "When Cuba lost access to Soviet oil in the early 1990s, the country faced an immediate crisis -- feeding the population -- and an ongoing challenge: how to create a new low-energy society. Cuba transitioned from large, fossil-fuel intensive farming to small, less energy-intensive organic farm and urban gardens, and from a highly industrial society to a more sustainable one"--Container
Contents Short history of peak oil -- Cuba's economic crisis: The special period -- Surviving peak oil: Agriculture -- Urban gardens -- Sustainable practices -- Land distribution -- Education and health -- Transportation -- Housing -- Energy Alternatives
Alternate Author Morgan, Faith
Murphy, Eugene (Eugene R.)
Quinn, Megan
Corner, Bruce
Community Solution (Firm)
Community Service, Inc
Green Planet Films

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