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Post Carbon Institute’s “Snake Oil” book casts critical eye on fracking

July 30th, 2013 by Post Carbon Institute

Richard Heinberg and the Post Carbon Institute have released “Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future,” which dispels the hype around shale gas and oil that has hijacked America’s energy conversation. “Snake Oil” casts a critical eye on the environmental impacts and the purported economic benefits of new oil and gas […]

Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute speaks at ecobuild 2011 about “Peak everything – the end of non-renewable resources”

March 9th, 2011 by Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg gave the following presentation to a packed audience at ecobuild on 1 March 2011. —– The premise of my new book, The End of Growth, which will be out in July 2011, is that world economic growth as we know it is hitting up against essential limits. I am going to argue that […]