Part three of a four-part video series. Released in conjunction with Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels.

Can we keep growing the economy and avoid diminishing returns by switching energy sources? The transition to renewable solar and wind technology is both necessary and inevitable. But can it solve all our problems? This video is the third in a four-part series by Richard Heinberg and Post Carbon Institute. The themes covered in these videos are much more thoroughly explored in Heinberg’s latest book, Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels. (View Part 1 Here and Part 2 Here)The themes covered in these videos are much more thoroughly explored in Heinberg’s latest book, Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels. Special thanks to New Society Publishers for partnering with us on this fantastic series and to Shutterstock.com for granting image rights.  

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