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The Great Burning

What will we do when the Great Burning comes to an end?

Feed Yourself

Oil guru Richard Heinberg on life after fossil fuels. Marjory Wildcraft: why you may want to grow your own groceries.

The Law of Diminishing Returns

Is modern society hitting our defining moment, the point of diminishing returns?

Richard Heinberg talks about Afterburn

Richard Heinberg on his new book Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels.

Announcing AFTERBURN: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels

Afterburn is a book of “greatest hits”, similar in that respect to an earlier book of mine, Peak Everything.

Goldilocks Is Dead

For oil, the Goldilocks zone has ceased to exist. This will have staggering consequences throughout the economy for the foreseeable future.

Only Less Will Do

Violin playing constitutes an ecologically benign hobby, right?

Richard Heinberg on Our Renewable Future

Richard Heinberg discusses our renewable future and how to get there.

Is the US Overplaying Its Energy Hand?

The evidence suggests the United States is playing energy poker with a pair of jacks in its hand, but betting as if it had four aces.

Thanks, Bill.

I didn’t read Overshoot until around 1999; when I did, it made an enormous impression. My book The Party’s Over owed a great deal to it