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The Oil 'Revolution' Story Is Dead Wrong

Richard Heinberg Chris Martenson    Mar 20, 2014  &/bsp;

This is a transcript of a conversation between Post Carbon Fellows Chris Martenson and Richard Heinberg ... >>

The Purposely Confusing World of Energy Politics

Richard Heinberg    Feb 11, 2014  &/bsp;

Life often presents us with paradoxes, but seldom so blatant or consequential as the following. Read this sentence slowly: Today it is especially difficult for most people to understand our … >>

West Virginia’s Elk River Chemical Spill and How We Measure Progress

Sandra Postel    Jan 29, 2014  &/bsp;

It’s a cruel irony for the 300,000 West Virginians forced to turn off their taps for five to ten days earlier this month after a chemical spill contaminated their drinking water … >>

Holmgren’s ‘Crash on Demand’: be careful what you wish for

Rob Hopkins    Jan 16, 2014  &/bsp;

It is a rare occurence that I disagree with David Holmgren.  One of my heroes, and the co-founder of permaculture, I generally find his intellect formidable, his insights on permaculture … >>

SPECIAL BRIEFING: Attacking Fracking's Achilles Heel -- Economics

Richard Heinberg Asher Miller    Dec 11, 2013  &/bsp;

Join us for a special online briefing and conversation with Richard Heinberg and Deborah Rogers to explore how the anti-fracking community can turn the fracking industry's biggest weapon into their greatest vulnerability. ... >>

Krugman Goes Splat

Richard Heinberg    Nov 20, 2013  &/bsp;

I was fairly amazed to read Paul Krugman’s latest op-ed in the New York Times, titled “A Permanent Slump?” He seemed to be coming remarkably close to saying what several of us … >>

Who knew that Seoul was a leader in the sharing economy?

Richard Heinberg    Nov 12, 2013  &/bsp;

Did you know that Seoul, South Korea is one of the world’s key sites for post-growth economic re-development? No? Neither did I, until I saw for myself. ... >>

10 Years After 'The Party's Over': an interview with Richard Heinberg

Rob Hopkins    Nov 7, 2013  &/bsp;

While in the US recently Richard and I pulled up a chair under a tree in his garden and chatted about his book The Party's Over. ... >>

How Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition are responding to austerity

Rob Hopkins    Nov 4, 2013  &/bsp;

One of the most inspiring Transition initiatives I visited in the US recently was Jamaica Plain New Economy Transition in Boston. ... >>

Fingers in the dike

Richard Heinberg    Oct 1, 2013  &/bsp;

The 19th century novel Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates by American author Mary Mapes Dodge features a brief story-within-the-story that has become better known in popular culture than the … >>