• author. educator. speaker. Author of eleven books, including The Party’s Over, The End of Growth, Snake Oil, and Afterburn Richard Heinberg is widely regarded as one of the world’s most effective communicators of the urgent need to transition away from fossil fuels. With a wry, unflinching approach based on facts and realism, Richard exposes the tenuousness of our […] admin No responses July 1, 2013
  • The End of Growth Update eBook In The End of Growth, published in September 2011, Richard Heinberg, made the observation that world economic expansion, which has been barreling along for the past few decades, is now stalling. The book further claimed that this is not an outcome we can prevent; we can only choose whether and how to adapt. He argued […] admin No responses July 3, 2012
  • The End of Growth Richard Heinberg’s landmark work goes to the heart of the ongoing financial crisis, explaining how and why it occurred, and what we must do to avert the worst potential outcomes. Written in an engaging, highly readable style, The End of Growth describes what policymakers, communities, and families can do to build a new economy that […] admin No responses June 15, 2011
  • More on The End of Growth Richard Heinberg’s new book The End of Growth will shortly be hitting the shelves. To find out more about this essential new release, read chapters from the book and watch videos of Richard speaking about The End of Growth. Buy the Book Watch videos and read chapters admin No responses June 15, 2011
  • The Post Carbon Reader How do population, water, energy, food, and climate issues impact one another? What can we do to address one problem without making the others worse? The Post Carbon Reader features essays by some of the world’s most provocative thinkers on the key issues shaping our new century, from renewable energy and urban agriculture to social […] admin No responses October 14, 2010
  • Museletter For twenty years, Richard Heinberg’s Museletter has offered a monthly exploration of current events and the world of  ideas.  Covering such topics as geopolitics, energy depletion, civilization and its unintended consequences, economics from a contrarian perspective, and suggestions for how to weather the coming energy and economic transition, Richard’s essays are informed by a wide-ranging, […] admin One response December 1, 2009
  • Searching for a Miracle In Searching for a Miracle: ‘Net Energy’ Limits and the Fate of Industrial Society, Richard Heinberg examines 18 energy sources by their “net energy” and nine other criteria. Published jointly by Post Carbon Institute and International Forum on Globalization, the report is intended as a non-technical examination of a basic question: Can any combination of […] admin One response November 12, 2009