Monday, September 17, 2012

Making a Car Emergency Box

     September is Nation Preparedness Month. Because of this, it seemed like now would be a good time to talk about vehicle preparedness. Whether a vehicle is a bug out vehicle, just the car you take to work, or both, it is a good idea to have a car box.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Peak Oil - Part III: What Else Can Peak?

     Here at the Paracord Project we have looked at Peak Oil. Its coming, and we know it, and it is something everyone should be prepared for. Unlike many other disasters out there, this one has a 100% chance of happening. However Peak Oil has an even scarier side to it, and that is when you apply the concept of peak oil to other resources.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Peak Oil - Part II: How Will This Effect Us?

     This is part two of the peak oil series. In the first part we looked at exactly what peak oil is, when it is happening, and where our oil supplies are at right now. It is becoming increasingly obvious that we have either hit peak oil or that we are very very close to doing so. This means that at least half the oil in the world is gone, and what is left is going to be harder and harder to get to, and more expensive. So how much in our lives is really dependent on oil?

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Peak Oil - Part 1: What and When is Peak Oil?

     It's one of those phrases that instills a spark of dread in all those who know what it   Peak Oil.  It is the beginning of the end to a resource, to cheap energy, and to a way of life.  It is one of those problems, like so many others, that we know about but that so many choose to ignore, as if that will make it go away.  So exactly what is peak oil?