• Museletter #246: Gas Bubble Leaking, About to Burst MuseLetter #246 / November 2012 by Richard Heinberg The US Presidential election campaign served up much in the way of promises but worryingly little in the way of energy and climate reality. For this month's Museletter I've included three pieces I wrote as the campaign wrapped up — the last of the three is intended […] admin 3 responses November 12, 2012
  • Museletter #245: Australia, Meet the Post-Growth Economy MuseLetter #245 / October 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 94KB) I’ve spent most of the past month touring Australia and New Zealand, giving over a dozen lectures in about as many cities. This month’s MuseLetter includes two op-eds from that tour. First is a submission to the Sydney Morning Herald, […] admin 2 responses October 8, 2012
  • Museletter #244: Building Resilience in a Changing Climate MuseLetter #244 / September 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 104 KB) With Arctic ice at record lows the impact of climate change is becoming increasingly clear. This month’s lead article looks at the case for building resilience in the face of the coming changes. Part 2 brings you the latest […] admin 2 responses September 19, 2012
  • Museletter #243: Our Cooperative Darwinian Moment MuseLetter #243 / August 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 116 KB) August’s newsletter brings together a new essay on facing the challenges of evolutionary success, and a preview of the script of a forthcoming short animation – to be released in the fall. Our Cooperative Darwinian Moment Evolution can be […] admin 5 responses August 15, 2012
  • Museletter #242: The End of Growth Update Part 2 MuseLetter #242 / July 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 111 KB) This month’s Museletter is part 2 of the eBook update to my book The End of Growth: Adapting to our New Economic Reality. Economic contraction and social claustrophobia The social dimensions of the end of growth are coming into […] admin 3 responses July 5, 2012
  • Museletter #241: End of Growth Update Part 1 MuseLetter #241 / June 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 123 KB) This month’s newsletter is part 1 of an update to my book The End of Growth: Adapting to our New Economic Reality. In The End of Growth, published in September 2011, I made the observation that world economic expansion, […] admin 5 responses June 11, 2012
  • Museletter #240: Top 11 FAQs MuseLetter #240 / May 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 119 KB) This month’s newsletter comes in 2 parts. The first part is what I hope you will find a useful and timely FAQ on current issues. It is the culmination of my experience from Q&A sessions during recent lecture tours. […] admin 6 responses May 10, 2012
  • Museletter #239: Talking Happiness MuseLetter #239 / April 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 112 KB) This month’s Museletter comprises 3 short essays. The first is my impressions from the recent UN “High Level Meeting on Wellbeing and Happiness; in the second I respond to an essay on the fracking industry by Randy Udall; the […] admin 2 responses April 10, 2012
  • #238: Coal, Pipeline Politics, and $5 Gas MuseLetter #238 / March 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 123 KB) This month’s Museletter comprises three short pieces on the topic of energy. First is an update on China’s devastating coal consumption; the following two concentrate on the current headline energy issues in the US – Keystone XL, and gas […] admin 4 responses March 12, 2012
  • #237: The Fight of the Century MuseLetter #237 / February 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 143 KB) The Fight of the Century As economies contract, a global popular uprising confronts power elites over access to the essentials of human existence. What are the underlying dynamics of the conflict, and how is it likely to play out? […] admin 8 responses February 16, 2012
  • #236: MuseLetter: The 20th Anniversary Issue MuseLetter #236 / January 2012 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 161 KB) Welcome to the 20th anniversary edition of the Museletter. This month’s edition includes a short Muse memoir, two new pieces, and two reprints of favorites from the past. Thanks for your continued support. MuseLetter: The 20th Anniversary Issue The […] admin 2 responses January 10, 2012
  • #235: Soaring oil and food prices threaten affordable food supply MuseLetter #235 / December 2011 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 160 KB) December’s Museletter is a compilation of three recent pieces. All three are in essence about the political failure to recognize that we are reaching real limits to growth. The first concentrates on the effect of high oil prices on […] admin 6 responses December 14, 2011