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Guest Post - Duncan Crary - James Howard Kunstler and Richard Heinberg Talk Peak Oil, Suburbia and The End of Growth

by: EJ on 09/14/2011
Posted in: Peak Oil

Duncan Crary is the author of the upcoming KunstlerCast:Conversations with James Howard Kunstler which will be released by New Society Publishers in October.

On the latest KunstlerCast podcast, authors Richard Heinberg and James Howard Kunstler engaged in a compelling conversation that moved from America's disastrous reliance on limitless economic …

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Collapse Scenarios - Satrie or Vision of the Future, Part Three - Guest Post Anthony Harrington, QFINANCE

by: EJ on 08/26/2011
Posted in: Peak Oil

In this blog post, Anthony Harrington reviews John Michael Greer's The Wealth of Nature: Economics as Survival Mattered.

 

John Michael Greer’s The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered, castigates what Greer perceives as the failure of modern economic thinking and suggests an alternative approach based on the thinking of Ernest …

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Collapse Scenarios - Satrie or Vision of the Future, Part 4 - Guest Post Anthony Harrington, QFINANCE

by: EJ on 08/24/2011
Posted in: Peak Oil

And the final chapter...

"In Part Three of this blog series I looked at John Michael Greer’s argument in The Wealth of Nature: Economics as if Survival Mattered that natural processes provide three quarters of the input into virtually all industrial outputs. Greer bases his thinking on Ernest Schumacher’s argument that energy has to be …

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Collapse Scenarios - Satire or Vision of the Future Part Two - Guest Post - Anthony Harrington

by: EJ on 08/24/2011
Posted in: Peak Oil

Part one of this blog series looked briefly at Dmitry Orlov’s proposition in his book, Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Experience and American Prospects, that the US is in the process of following a similar collapse trajectory as its now-defunct superpower rival, the Soviet Union. The book is great value in dozens of different ways, even if you …

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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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