For those of you who prefer to listen rather than read.
Overviews of the Energy Crisis
Peak Oil: A Staggering Challenge to “Business As Usual” A very clever animated documentary from Incubate Pictures, that lays out the challenges to “business as usual” that society faces over the next century. The decisions that we make within the next 50 years will seal the fate of the human race.
Many many videos to choose from at deeps.tv
And even more at PostCarbon
And many more Richard Heinberg videos — I randomly selected the above two which may not be his best, but everything he does is wonderful, he’s the wisest, most articulate, knowledgeable expert on peak resources. All of his books are superb as well.
Dr Albert Bartlett on exponential growth
- Sustainability 101: Exponential Growth – Arithmetic, Population and Energy (Full – Updated)
- How Many People can live on the Earth? (BBC, David Attenborough)
Jason Bradford on:
Nate Hagens, former editor of theoildrum
Joseph Tainter and the Collapse of Complex societies
Tad Patzek – professor at University of Texas, Austin
Postcarbon has hundreds of videos, here’s some of them: