Museletter 275: Afterburn

MuseLetter #275 / April 2015 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 116 KB)   This month sees the official release of my new book Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels. To celebrate, April’s Museletter includes the full introduction to Afterburn along with links to the first two installments of a four-part video series […]

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The Great Burning

  Part two of a four-part video series. Released in conjunction with Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels.   What will we do when the Great Burning comes to an end? In this short video, Richard Heinberg explores why The Great Burning — the combustion of oil, coal, and natural gas — must come to an end during […]

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The Law of Diminishing Returns

Part one of a four-part video series. Released in conjunction with Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels.   Is modern society hitting our defining moment, the point of diminishing returns? In this brand new short video, Richard Heinberg explores how — in our economy, the environment, and energy production — we may well be. When previous societies have hit similar […]

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Museletter 274: Goldilocks is Dead

MuseLetter #274 / March 2015 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 121 KB) This month’s Museletter brings together two recent essays. The first, Goldilocks is Dead, was published as a Reuters op-ed and talks about the consequences of oil price volatility. Only Less Will Do looks at the problems of scale in […]

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