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DON’T WORRY, DRIVE ON: Fossil Fools & Fracking Lies

In recent months we’ve seen a spate of assertions that peak oil is a worry of the past thanks to so-called “new technologies” that can tap massive amounts of previously inaccessible stores of “unconventional” oil. “Don’t worry, drive on,” we’re told. We can fall for the oil industry hype and keep ourselves chained to a [...]

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Who Killed Economic Growth?

Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. Richard Heinberg propose a startling diagnosis: humanity has reached a fundamental turning point in its economic history. The expansionary trajectory of industrial civilization is colliding with non-negotiable natural limits. Our economy will [...]

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The End of Growth – presentation in Totnes, UK

Richard gives what Rob Hopkins described as a “stunning” talk about the theory behind his new book The End of Growth. Recorded in Totnes, UK in March 2011.

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#223: Video museletter

MuseLetter #223 / December 2010 by Richard Heinberg In this month’s newsletter I am talking to you by video. I am currently very hard at work on my new book (working title ‘The End of Growth’. In the video I share with you more about progress on the book and the thinking behind it. I [...]

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