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Posted on: Aug 19, 2013, Source: Post Carbon Institute

Richard Heinberg's new book explains why the oil and gas industry’s exaggerations of future supply have been motivated by short-term financial self-interest and are a disaster for America.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2013, Source: Post Carbon Institute

The world will face limits to energy production in the decades ahead regardless of the energy pathway chosen by policy makers.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

When industry says 'develop' that really translates to 'deplete.'

Posted on: May 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

After a college invited ExxonMobil's CEO to do a commencement address, outraged students instead invited Richard Heinberg. Here's what he had to say about life after oil.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2010, Source: Post Carbon Institute

Now that we're reaching the end of cheap and abundant oil and coal supplies, we're in for an exciting ride.

Posted on: May 19, 2008, Source: TruthOut.org

And if we have, we had better prepare to change the way we live.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Oil is a finite resource -- and the decline of world oil production is predicted to occur anytime within the next 30 years. To avoid the worst-case scenario, we must begin today to reduce our dependence on oil.