Peak Everything by Richard Heinberg audiobook

Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines

By Richard Heinberg
Read by Edward Dalmas

6.57 Hours 01/21/2015 Unabridged
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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 parameters: • Global oil, natural gas, and coal extraction • Yearly grain harvests • Climate stability • Population • Economic growth • Fresh water • Minerals and ores, such as copper and platinum To adapt to this profoundly different world, we must begin now to make radical changes to our attitudes, behaviors, and expectations. Peak Everything addresses many of the cultural, psychological, and practical changes we will have to make as nature rapidly dictates our new limits. This latest book from Richard Heinberg touches on the most important aspects of the human condition at this unique moment in time.

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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 parameters:

• Global oil, natural gas, and coal extraction
• Yearly grain harvests
• Climate stability
• Population
• Economic growth
• Fresh water
• Minerals and ores, such as copper and platinum

To adapt to this profoundly different world, we must begin now to make radical changes to our attitudes, behaviors, and expectations. Peak Everything addresses many of the cultural, psychological, and practical changes we will have to make as nature rapidly dictates our new limits. This latest book from Richard Heinberg touches on the most important aspects of the human condition at this unique moment in time.

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Author Bio: Richard Heinberg

Author Bio: Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg is the author of over a dozen books, including The Party’s Over, Peak Everything, and The End of Growth. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s most effective communicators of the urgent need to transition away from fossil fuels. He has authored numerous essays and articles that have appeared in such journals as Nature, the Ecologist, and Public Policy Research, and has appeared in many film and television documentaries, including Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour. Richard is a recipient of the M. King Hubbert Award for Excellence in Energy Education. He lives in northern California with his wife and is an avid violin player.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Political Science
Runtime: 6.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English