The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies

29 February 2020 | By Richard Heinberg | Filed in: peak oil.

The world is about to run out of cheap oil and change dramatically Within the next few years, global production will peak Thereafter, even if industrial societies begin to switch to alternative energy sources, they will have less net energy each year to do all the work essential to the survival of

Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines

29 February 2020 | By Richard Heinberg | Filed in: peak oil.

The twentieth century saw unprecedented growth in population, energy consumption, and food production As the population shifted from rural to urban, the impact of humans on the environment increased dramatically The twenty first century ushered in an era of declines, in a number of crucial

The Long Descent: A User's Guide to the End of the Industrial Age

29 February 2020 | By John Michael Greer | Filed in: peak oil.

SeattleOil.com The Internet writings of John Michael Greer beyond any doubt the greatest peak oil historian in the English language have finally made their way into print Greer fans will recognize many of the book s passages from previous essays, but will be delighted to see them fleshed out

Beyond Oil: The View from Hubbert's Peak

29 February 2020 | By Kenneth S. Deffeyes | Filed in: peak oil.

This book explains both why the decline of our most precious fuel is inevitable and how challenging it will be to cope with what comes next Richard E Smalley, University Professor, Rice University, and 1996 Nobel laureate With world oil production about to peak and inexorably head toward steep

Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy

29 February 2020 | By Matthew R. Simmons | Filed in: peak oil.

Twilight in the Desert reveals a Saudi oil and production industry that could soon approach a serious, irreversible decline In this exhaustively researched book, veteran oil industry analyst Matthew Simmons draws on his three plus decades of insider experience and than 200 independently

Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology, and the Fate of the Nation

29 February 2020 | By James Howard Kunstler | Filed in: peak oil.

James Howard Kunstler s critically acclaimed and best selling The Long Emergency, originally published in 2005, quickly became a grassroots hit, going into nine printings in hardcover Kunstler s shocking vision of our post oil future caught the attention of environmentalists and business leaders

The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality

29 February 2020 | By Richard Heinberg | Filed in: peak oil.

Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis humanity has reached a fundamental turning point in its economic history The expansionary

The Ecotechnic Future: Envisioning a Post-Peak World

29 February 2020 | By John Michael Greer | Filed in: peak oil.

John Michael Greer s work is nothing short of brilliant He has the multidisciplinary smarts to deeply understand our human dilemma as we stand on the verge of the inevitable collapse of industrialism And he wields uncommon writing skills, making his diagnosis and prescription entertaining,

Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and American Prospects

29 February 2020 | By Dmitry Orlov | Filed in: peak oil.

In the waning days of the American empire, we find ourselves mired in political crisis, with our foreign policy coming under sharp criticism and our economy in steep decline These trends mirror the experience of the Soviet Union in the early 1980s Reinventing Collapse examines the circumstances of

Hubbert's Peak: The Impending World Oil Shortage - Revised and Updated Edition

29 February 2020 | By Kenneth S. Deffeyes | Filed in: peak oil.

Geophysicist M King Hubbert predicted in 1956 that U.S oil production would reach its highest level in the early 1970s Though roundly criticized by oil experts and economists, Hubbert s prediction came true in 1970 In this revised and updated edition reflecting the latest information on the

Half Gone

29 February 2020 | By Jeremy Leggett | Filed in: peak oil.

Exposing the true status of the world s dwindling energy supplies, Jeremy Leggett reveals the scale of the disaster looming over our planet, and the action each and every one of us must take right now to stand a chance of averting it.

The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality

29 February 2020 | By Richard Heinberg | Filed in: peak oil.

Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis humanity has reached a fundamental turning point in its economic history The expansionary

Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology, and the Fate of the Nation

29 February 2020 | By James Howard Kunstler | Filed in: peak oil.

James Howard Kunstler s critically acclaimed and best selling The Long Emergency, originally published in 2005, quickly became a grassroots hit, going into nine printings in hardcover Kunstler s shocking vision of our post oil future caught the attention of environmentalists and business leaders

The Big Flatline: Oil and the No-Growth Economy

29 February 2020 | By Jeff Rubin | Filed in: peak oil.

In an urgent follow up to his best selling Why Your World Is About To Get A Whole Lot Smaller, Jeff Rubin argues that the end of cheap oil means the end of growth What it will be like to live in a world where growth is over Economist and resource analyst Jeff Rubin is certain that the world s