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The IMF Tells a Half-Truth

On May 18 the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report titled “How Large are Global Energy Subsidies?” The question is a bit misleading...

A Resilient Society

Resilience is a word that’s gaining a lot of currency in recent years, as more and more people realize there are some shocks headed our way. But what would a more resilient society look like?

Our Renewable Future

How we use energy is as important as how we get it.

A Community Resilience Take on The Great Transition

A review of Bounding the Planetary Future: Why We Need a Great Transition.

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.