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Collapse Scenarios - Guest Post Anthony Harrington, QFINANCE

by: EJ on 08/19/2011
Posted in: Peak Oil

Anthony Harrington, from QFINANCE, online financial resource and authoritative economic commentary site, has undertaken a four-part blog series comparing two of our titles Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Experience and American Prospects - Revised and Updated Edition by Dmitry Orlov and The Wealth of Nature: Economics as If Survival Mattered by …

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Reinventing Collapse – Revised and Updated by Dmitry Orlov

by: EJ on 06/30/2011
Posted in: Peak Oil

 

Frank Kaminski's review of Dmitry Orlov's revised Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Experience and American Prospects was posted on Energy Bulletin, June 17th and is reprinted here by permission.

 

"Neither an economist nor a formally trained scholar, Dmitry Orlov is perhaps best described in his own words, as “more of an eyewitness” to the …

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The Dirty Secret of Declining Global Coal Supplies

by: Heather on 11/30/2010
Posted in: Peak Oil

The most recent edition of the respected science journal Nature contemplates the end of cheap coal with an analysis of the decline of global coal supplies by Post Carbon Institute Fellows David Fridley and Richard Heinberg. Heinberg is widely regarded as one of the world's leading peak oil educators and an effective communicator of the urgent need …

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300 Years Of Fossil Fueled Growth in 5 Minutes

by: Heather on 11/08/2010
Posted in: Peak Oil

Via our good friends at Post Carbon Institute, check out this amazing animated short written and narrated by Richard Heinberg, author of Blackout, Peak Everything, and The Party's Over:

Fossil fuels have powered human growth and ingenuity for centuries. Now that we're reaching the end of cheap and abundant oil and coal supplies, we're in for an …

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The Onion Reports on Latest Environmental Catastrophe

by: Heather on 08/18/2010
Posted in: Peak Oil

Bearing out their claim to fame as "America's Finest News Source", The Onion recently reported on the latest US environmental catastrophe. It's hard to believe that the mainstream news players like Fox and CNN failed to pick this one up. According to the article, the supertanker TI Oceania docked in Louisiana last week, unloading 3.1 million …

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