|United States||Southern California Assoc. of Governments (SCAG), California||17,797,500||Mar 10, 2006 — |
Hosted conference on the global peaking of oil and natural gas production.
|Southern California Energy Conference|
|United States||Southern California Assoc. of Governments (SCAG), California||17,797,500||Oct 10, 2008 — |
Includes energy issues in draft regional comprehensive plan
|Regional Comprehensive Plan, Energy chapter (draft)|
|United States||Minnesota||5,197,621||May 18, 2008 — |
Both houses of the Minnesota Legislature approved bill urging governor to action on peak oil. (Later vetoed by gov.)
|United States||Connecticut||3,405,565||Nov 13, 2007 — |
Legislative Peak Oil and Natural Gas Caucus releases report
|Peak Oil Production and the Implications to the State of Connecticut|
|United States||Connecticut||3,405,565||Jul 1, 2007 — |
Legislative Peak Oil and Natural Gas Caucus formed
|United States||Connecticut||3,405,565||May 7, 2008 — |
Bill (HB 5724) passed to create an energy scarcity and sustainability task force
|United States||Connecticut||3,405,565||Jun 12, 2008 — |
HB 5724 signed into law
|News article on bill|
|Australia||Brisbane, Queensland||1,857,594||Aug 1, 2006 — |
Climate Change and Energy Taskforce (CCET) formed to advise Council.
|About the CCET|
|Australia||Brisbane, Queensland||1,857,594||Mar 12, 2007 — |
Climate Change and Energy Taskforce released their final report, including 31 recommendations across eight strategy areas.
|CCET Final Report|
|United States||Metro, Oregon||1,400,000||Apr 18, 2006 — |
Released policy white paper establishing a basis for Metro to consider possible policy and program responses to "future oil supply uncertainty".
|White Paper: Future Oil Supply Uncertainty and Metro|
|United States||San Francisco, California||744,041||Apr 11, 2006 — |
First U.S. city to pass a resolution recognizing peak oil.
|Acknowledging the challenge of Peak Oil...|
|United States||San Francisco, California||744,041||May 3, 2007 — |
City authorized Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force to investigate issue and make recommendations.
|United States||San Francisco, California||744,041||Jan 2, 2008 — |
Task Force began meeting, to continue until October with a report released in December 2008.
|United States||San Francisco, California||744,041||Mar 17, 2009 — |
The Task Force released its report and held its final meeting on March 17 2009.
|Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force Report|
|United States||San Francisco, California||744,041||Sep 24, 2009 — |
The Peak Oil Preparedness Task Force presented its report to the GAO Committee of the Board of Supervisors.
|Archived footage of the meeting|
|United States||Austin, Texas||743,074||Jun 7, 2007 — |
Energy Depletion Risks Task Force created by city council resolution
|Resolution creating task force|
|United States||Austin, Texas||743,074||Sep 4, 2007 — |
Energy Depletion Risks Task Force started meeting. Goal of comprehensive risk assessment and contingency plan.
|United States||Denver, Colorado||588,349||Nov 10, 2005 — |
Mayor Hickenlooper hosted Denver World Oil Forum in collaboration with ASPO-USA.
|United States||Portland, Oregon||537,081||Jun 25, 2006 — |
This Briefing Book was prepared by City staff for the use of the Portland Peak Oil Task Force
|Portland POTF Briefing Book|
|United States||Portland, Oregon||537,081||May 10, 2006 — |
Resolution to establish a task force to study peak oil, seek community and business input, and develop recommendations on mitigation strategies.
|United States||Portland, Oregon||537,081||Mar 7, 2007 — |
The final report of the Peak Oil Task Force appears to have been the first major peak oil vulnerability assessment by a U.S. city.
|Descending the Oil Peak: Navigating the Transition From Oil and Natural Gas|
|United States||Portland, Oregon||537,081||Mar 7, 2006 — |
City council passes resolution to accept the final report of the Portland Peak Oil Task Force, setting a goal of reducing community fossil fuel use by 50% in 25 years.
|Canada||Hamilton, Ontario||504,559||Apr 13, 2006 — |
Commissioned report from former Toronto City Councilor Richard Gilbert on future energy constraints might affect Hamilton's long-range planning strategy.
|Hamilton: The Electric City|
|Canada||Hamilton, Ontario||504,559||Dec 8, 2008 — |
Council approved $35,000 to set up the Community Energy Collaborative to explore the city's energy supply vulnerabilities.
|Report recommending creation of task force|
|United States||Cleveland, Ohio||438,042||Jun 9, 2008 — |
Passed resolution requesting the mayor work with the council in forming a working group to investigate the city's risk.
|United Kingdom||Bristol, Bristol City of||410,950||Jul 30, 2008 — |
Peak oil task force formed
|United Kingdom||Bristol, Bristol City of||410,950||Sep 30, 2008 — |
Peak Oil task force first meeting
|United Kingdom||Bristol, Bristol City of||410,950||Oct 1, 2009 — |
"Building a positive future for Bristol after peak oil" report released.
|"Building a positive future for Bristol after peak oil" report|
|United States||Oakland, California||401,489||Oct 17, 2006 — |
Passed resolution creating a Task Force "to develop an action plan for Oakland to become oil independent by 2020."
|United States||Oakland, California||401,489||Mar 19, 2008 — |
Task force presented its report and policy recommendations to the Planning Commission.
|United States||Oakland, California||401,489||Feb 26, 2008 — |
Task force presented their final draft report to the Public Works Committee.
|Oil Independent Oakland Action Plan 2020|
|United Kingdom||Nottingham, Nottinghamshire||288,700||Dec 8, 2008 — |
Nottingham City council passes motion to acknowledge peak oil, lists actions to increase city's preparedness.
|Nottingham City Council acknowledges peak oil|
|United States||Alachua County, Florida||240,082||Mar 18, 2007 — |
Alachua County created the Energy Conservation Strategies Commission (ECSC), charged with reviewing the potential effects of global oil decline and recommending actions the County can take.
|Board of County Commissioners Resolution 07-18|
|United States||Alachua County, Florida||240,082||Dec 1, 2008 — |
The ECSC's final report recommended actions to the County Commissioners to create an energy efficient and resource resilient community.
|ECSC Final Report|
|Canada||Burnaby, British Columbia||202,799||Jan 4, 2006 — |
Released staff report, concluding that "all levels of government and the corporate sector should begin preparations well before the peak."
|Global Peak in Oil Production: The Municipal Context|
|United States||Spokane, Washington||200,975||Feb 6, 2008 — |
City launched a sustainability strategic planning effort to address both peak oil and climate change.
|United States||Spokane, Washington||200,975||Apr 7, 2008 — |
Spokane Mayor Mary Verner selected 13 people to serve on climate change/energy security task force.
|Mayor Verner Names Sustainability Project Citizen Task Force|
|United States||Spokane, Washington||200,975||Mar 13, 2009 — |
Mayor's Task Force on Sustainability released City action plan to address climate change and energy security.
|Sustainability Action Plan|
|United States||Whatcom County, Washington||185,953||May 20, 2008 — |
County council unanimously passes resolution creating joint energy scarcity task force with city of Bellingham.
|United States||Eugene, Oregon||154,620||Nov 5, 2008 — |
First Meeting of City of Eugene's Sustainability Committee's Transportation and Land-Use Sub-Committee
|Australia||Darebin, Victoria||128,067||Feb 18, 2008 — |
Report on Global Peak Oil delivered to council & peak oil resolution adopted. [Press release]
|Darebin peak oil resolution and report|
|Australia||Darebin, Victoria||128,067||Jul 2, 2007 — |
Council resolved that officers should prepare a report on the implication for Council of Global Peak Oil.
|United States||Berkeley, California||101,377||May 19, 2009 — |
The final report of the Berkeley Oil Independence Task Force.
|Berkeley Energy Descent 2009-2020: Transitioning to the Post Carbon Era|
|United States||Berkeley, California||101,377||Dec 18, 2007 — |
City Council passed a resolution recognizing the work of citizen group Oil Independent Berkeley and requiring the City Manager to consider issues of energy uncertainty in future operations and planning.
|United States||Lawrence, Kansas||88,605||Sep 2, 2008 — |
Board of Commissioners unanimously passed resolution establishing the Mayor's Peak Oil Task Force
|United States||Lawrence, Kansas||88,605||Jan 20, 2009 — |
The Task Force held the first of ten meetings scheduled for 2009. A final report is expected no later than 12 months after the initial meeting.
|Peak Oil Task Force|
|United States||Bellingham, Washington||77,503||May 19, 2008 — |
The City council unanimously passed a resolution creating a joint task force with Whatcom County.
|Australia||Marrickville, New South Wales||75,991||Feb 20, 2007 — |
Council passed a resolution on peak oil based on the report and recommendation of the Development and Environmental Services Committee
|Report and council resolution|
|United States||Bloomington, Indiana||72,254||Jul 20, 2006 — |
Passed resolution acknowledging the challenge of peak oil, supporting adoption of a global depletion protocol, and urging federal and state action on peak oil and its consequences.
|United States||Bloomington, Indiana||72,254||Dec 1, 2007 — |
Council passed a resolution to create a city Peak Oil Task Force.