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Energy Slaves

As the era of surplus energy comes to an end, how will our systems reliant on energy slaves for mechanical and cognitive work adapt?

Positive Money

In Extraenvironmentalist #75 we discuss our global systems of money and finance with Ben Dyson of Positive Money UK and Brett Scott author of The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money.

Green Wizardry

In Extraenvironmentalist #72 we discuss appropriate technology with John Michael Greer as he describes the ideas in his new book, then, we talk to Jessica Kellner about her book Housing Reclaimed: Sustainable Homes for Next to Nothing and the people across the United States who are building their homes out of salvaged materials for hardly any money.

Supply Shock

In Extraenvironmentalist #71 Brian Czech discusses his new book Supply Shock: Economic Growth at the Crossroads and the Steady State Solution. Then, Karl Fitzgerald of the Renegade Economists joins us to talk about Henry George, land bubbles and real estate speculation.

Downloading Responsibility

Nicole Foss and Laurence Boomert highlight community initiatives that can help people meet basic needs, even as monetary institutions pursue desperation measures. Then, John Michael Greer joins us ... to highlight the lack of whole systems thinking in internet visionaries after Seth and Justin discuss the money illusion.

Carbon Democracy

Episode 69 features Timothy Mitchell and Richard Heinberg. Timothy Mitchell is author of 'Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil'. Richard speaks about his recent book 'Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future'.

Bubble and Beyond

With economist, historian and author Michael Hudson of 'The Bubble and Beyond' and Nate Hagens, the former lead editor of the Oil Drum and an expert on global resource depletion.

Restoring Function

In Extraenvironmentalist #65 we speak with John D. Liu about his experience documenting the restoration of China’s Loess Plateau from desert into functional ecosystem.

Next US Revolution

We talk with Gar Alperovitz about the ideas in his new book, 'What Then Must We Do: Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution'.

Land Grabs

Interview with Fred Pearce as detailed in his recent book: The Land Grabbers, followed by Gregor Macdonald about the global energy trends