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A Timely and Important Book August 13, 2011
I like this collection of essays, easy to read, very inspiring, and yet not so pessimistically stuck in the Collapse Szenarios like in some of his previous books. Recommended reading from an important author in this field, covering an interesting diversity if topics related to peak oil/ energy descent....
Peak Everything : Waking up to the Century of Declines: stars based on 1 user reviews.
Transitioning gracefully from the Age of Excess to the Era of Modesty.
Richard Heinberg is the author of nine books including Blackout, The Party's Over, and the award-winning The Oil Depletion Protocol. Senior Fellow-in-Residence at Post Carbon Institute in California, Heinberg is widely regarded as one of the world's most effective communicators of the urgent need to transition away from fossil fuels.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Peak Everything||p. 1|
|On Technology, Agriculture, and the Arts|
|Tools with a Life of Their Own||p. 31|
|Fifty Million Farmers||p. 47|
|(post-) Hydrocarbon Aesthetics||p. 67|
|On Nature's Limits and the Human Condition|
|Five Axioms of Sustainability||p. 85|
|Parrots and Peoples||p. 97|
|Population, Resources, and Human Idealism||p. 113|
|The End Of One era, The Beginning of Another|
|The Psychology of Peak Oil and Climate Change||p. 127|
|Bridging Peak Oil and Climate Change Activism||p. 141|
|Boomers' Last Chance?||p. 159|
|A Letter From the Future||p. 173|
|Talking Ourselves to Extinction||p. 185|
|Resources for Action||p. 199|
|About the Author||p. 213|
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