The End of Economic Growth - Richard Heinberg in Adelaide
length: 57:28 credit: Sustainable Population Australia
Richard Heinberg has dedicated his life to understanding the notion of 'The End of Economic Growth', why it is upon us and how humanity should best prepare and recalibrate itself for life in world beyond peak oil. Richard gave this fascinating in-depth public lecture at the University of South Australia while promoting his book 'The End of Growth' on September 25th, 2012. It was co-presented by Sustainable Population Australia and several other dedicated South Australian grassroots social and political action groups. https://www.population.org.au
In this one hour presentation, Richard Heinberg explains the close link between the resource/environment and the social/economic components of the present disintegration. As a journalist with a keen understanding of science and maths he does it better, more comprehensively and more clearly than most others. While the conventional wisdom is that we must get 'the economy' growing again, Heinberg shows that not only is this the wrong strategy, it is actually making the situation worse and more intractable.