Richard Heinberg on Natural Gas: Bridge Fuel or Fool’s Gold?

Interview by Alex Wise, Seachange Radio This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise talks with Heinberg about his book, titled Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future, and delve into the economic and environmental factors behind the natural gas boom, which to some is an important bridge fuel and to others is [...]

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Museletter 255: The Brief, Tragic Reign of Consumerism—and the birth of a happy alternative

MuseLetter #255 / August 2013 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 105 KB)   You and I consume; we are consumers. The global economy is set up to enable us to do what we innately want to do—buy, use, discard, and buy some more. If we do our job well, the economy [...]

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Museletter 254: Alaska’s Coal: Flashpoint for Coming Climate Battles

MuseLetter #254 / July 2013 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 138 KB) Alaska’s Coal: Flashpoint for Coming Climate Battles If there is any place on planet Earth where we should dig in our heels against expanded coal mining, it is surely Alaska. Imagine the environmental travesty of ships by the hundreds [...]

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Museletter 253: La Décroissance Interview

MuseLetter #253 / June 2013 by Richard Heinberg Download printable PDF version here (PDF, 90 KB) The text of this month’s Museletter is an interview I gave to the French newspaper La Décroissance. I’ve also included a link to my recent keynote speech at the Business of Clean Energy in Alaska conference in May, where [...]

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