Richard Heinberg at TEDx: The Story of More

27 06 2013

integral permaculture

What if we aren’t about to return to economic growth? What if the economic growth era is actually behind us? Richard Heinberg’s latest landmark work, The End of Growth, goes to the heart of the ongoing financial crisis, explaining how and why it occurred, and what we must do to avert the worst potential outcomes. He describes what policymakers, communities, and families can do to build a new economy that operates within Earth’s budget of energy and resources. We can thrive during the transition if we set goals that promote human and environmental well-being, rather than continuing to pursue the now-unattainable prize of ever-expanding GDP.

Richard Heinberg is a Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost energy educators. He is the author of eleven books including The End of Growth (August 2011), and the upcoming Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise…

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28 06 2013
Glenn

Mike … Yet another story saying pretty much the same thing. Something that needs to be said many times if our collective story is to change in any significant way in a timely manner. The pickle we now find ourselves in is we have grown so accustomed to our comfortable independent lives, we no longer have the skills needed to get along, compromise and work together. Back to the drawing board – again. Cheers.

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