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Think Resilience Lesson 16: Globalization

October 17, 2017


It’s rare to come out against efficiency of any kind. But economic efficiency isn’t as rosy as it sounds—particularly when it comes to community resilience.  As Richard Heinberg explains in “How Globalization Undermines Resilience,” Lesson 16 of the Think Resilience course, economic efficiency—the primary driver in globalization—actually erodes community resilience.

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Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Energy

Chapter 3: Population and Consumption

Chapter 4: Depletion

Chapter 5: Pollution

Chapter 6: Political & Economic Management

Richard Heinberg

Richard is Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute, and is regarded as one of the world’s foremost advocates for a shift away from our current reliance on fossil fuels. He is the author of fourteen books, including some of the seminal works on society’s current energy and environmental sustainability crisis. He has authored hundreds of essays and articles that have appeared in such journals as Nature and The Wall Street Journal; delivered hundreds of lectures on energy and climate issues to audiences on six continents; and has been quoted and interviewed countless times for print, television, and radio. His monthly MuseLetter has been in publication since 1992. Full bio at postcarbon.org.

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