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Quite Possibly the Dumbest Thing the Mustache Ever Wrote

Over the weekend The New York Times published what could very well be the dumbest column Thomas Friedman has ever written.

Introducing Petrolify®: The Power of Petroleum in One Little Pill

Imagine there was a pill you could take every day that would provide you with wealth, freedom, and luxuries beyond the imagination of even the wealthiest kings of yesteryear. Well, guess what? You’re already taking it. And it’s called Petrolify®.

P.E.A.K. We Have Work To Do

I usually hate this kind of thing...I did it because I’m excited about the world we can create.

Export Delusions: Why the rush to export natural gas is a fool’s errand

LNG exports have become a hot-button issue and enmeshed with the fate of an energy efficiency bill and a vote on approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Scenari Dopo La Crescita

This is an Italian translation of the joint Post Carbon Institute/Transition Network report Climate After Growth: Why Environmentalists Must Embrace Post-Growth Economics and Community Resilience.

Taking Action in a Decade of Change

A lot has changed over the last ten years. On September 26, 2003 — the day that Post Carbon Institute was given its official tax-exempt status by the IRS — the Cushing WTI Spot Price for a barrel of oil was $28.21.

Climate After Growth: Why Environmentalists Must Embrace Post-Growth Economics & Community Resilience

In this provocative paper, PCI Executive Director Asher Miller and Transition Movement Founder (and PCI Fellow) Rob Hopkins make a convincing case for why the environmental community must embrace post-growth economics and community resilience in their efforts to address the climate crisis.

Victory at Hand for the Climate Movement? - Paul Gilding in Conversation with Asher Miller

In this far ranging discussion, Paul and Asher discuss the importance of the psychology of winning within the climate movement and the evidence Paul sees -- in the debate of ideas, in the renewable energy market, in the fear of investors -- that the fossil fuel industry is on the cusp of becoming a dying industry.

COMMUNITY RESILIENCE CHATS: "Rebuilding the Foodshed" with Philip Ackerman-Leist and Asher Miller

 Want to start a community-owned café, solar array, or investment fund but don’t know where to start? Join our Community Resilience Webinars.

Post Carbon Institute Goes to Washington

I was in Washington, D.C. last week with PCI Fellow David Hughes and Energy Policy Forum's Deborah Rogers to help counter the prevailing (and delusional) view that Fracking Will Save America!