Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg on Our Bonus Decade

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If you're someone who's curious about the geopolitical implications of carbon fuel and the ecological havoc it wreaks, you've probably come across some of Richard Heinberg's work. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak with this senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute who has authored over 13 books and regularly ponders the past and future of humanity and the earth in his Museletter. We discuss the global debt crunch, the search for tight oil, and the concomitant acceleration of climate change.

Richard Heinberg: After the Burn

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After a two-century-long burning bender, the globe is in for a heck of a hangover. Our guest this week on Sea Change Radio is Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow at the Post-Carbon Institute, and author of a dozen books about growth, peak oil, and energy issues. His latest book is called Afterburn, a collection of essays that center on the impending consequences of what he terms “The Great Burning” – our chronic habit of fossil-fuel binging.

Richard Heinberg on the Anthropocene

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There’s a scientific debate afoot in geological and environmental circles about what to call the current time period. According to the International Union of Geological Sciences, we’re living in the Holocene epoch, but many believe that the term “Anthropocene” would better reflect the impact that humankind has had and is continuing to have on the planet.

Richard Heinberg on Natural Gas: Bridge Fuel or Fool’s Gold?

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We’ve spoken to Richard Heinberg in the past about several problems inherent to our carbon-based economy, from peak oil, to coal to what he has dubbed “the end of growth.”

Richard Heinberg: “The Quest” For Truth

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Last year, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and energy consultant Daniel Yergin published his long-awaited sequel to the The Prize called 

Richard Heinberg: A Post-Carbon Conversation

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Author Richard Heinberg talks about the policies and conditions that need to be in place for our species to evolve in the face of ballooning population, dwindling resources and global climate change.

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Author Richard Heinberg talks about the policies and conditions that need to be in place for our species to evolve in the face of ballooning population, dwindling resources and global climate change.

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