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Quote for the day - Sunday February 22

“At present, we human beings – while considering ourselves the most intelligent species on the planet – are engaged in the most unintelligent enterprise imaginable: the destruction of our own natural life-support system”. 12 more words

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RICHARD HEINBERG ~ THE END OF GROWTH

~ F&A ~ Foreseeable And Inevitable

~ TUVTPEGINAAPTA ~ The Unrealistic View That Perpetual Economic Growth Is Necessary And Also Possible To Achieve

~ TGEIPAZSG-WAESPTBDATW ~ The Global Economy Is Playing A Zero-Sum Game – With An Ever-Shrinking Pot To Be Divided Among The Winners… 240 more words

SOCIETY

Snake Oil by Richard Heinberg

(8/10) Most of the economic news that you hear around United States shale oil and gas development is positive. US shale drilling creates US jobs, lowers energy costs, reduces US dependence on foreign oil producers such as OPEC, and most importantly can provide enough energy for generations… This book takes a look at the truth behind these statements and also shines a negative light on the shale oil/gas revolution in the US. 227 more words

Nonfiction

Why we need to shrink, not "grow" the economy

Richard Heinberg, one of my favorite and most trusted sources for information about energy and economics, has a short new article out online that I recommend you check out… 111 more words

Change

RICHARD HEINBERG ~ THE FIVE AXIOMS OF SUSTAINABILITY ~ PEAK EVERYTHING

~ The purpose of the axioms set forth here is not to describe conditions that would lead to a good or just society, but to a society that can be maintained over time… 233 more words

STRATEGY

RICHARD HEINBERG ~ COMMUNITY ECONOMIC LABORATORIES ~ THE END OF GROWTH ~ ADAPTING TO OUR NEW ECONOMIC REALITY

~ “Community Economic Laboratories” – locally-based – help citizens solve practical problems – local multi-function hub consisting of a number of independent organizations and businesses dedicated to helping people impacted by hard times – a variety of services, as well as opportunities for self-improvement, learning, enterprise incubation, and community involvement: 220 more words

STRATEGY

Brilliant YouTube cartoon video on the history of fossil fuels

300 Years of Fossil Fuels in 300 Seconds

First released in late 2010, this video, which features Richard Heinberg describing the rise and fall of fossil fuel economies, went on to win the 2011 Youtube/DoGooder Nonprofit Video of the Year award and has since been viewed over 1,500,000 times online, at film festivals, and in classrooms. 34 more words

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