Richard Heinberg’s 2021 book Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival traces how humans have come to overpower the earth’s natural systems and oppress one another—with catastrophic implications.

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“An impressive, sweeping, and thought-provoking narrative.”
Dennis Meadows, coauthor, The Limits to Growth