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Book list: What to do

I’m not sure that collapse can be coped with, but if it can, it’s at a local level cooperating and sharing with people nearby, because few have all the skills necessary to survival on their own year after year.  Given … Continue reading

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Reading List. Peak Energy

Introduction “An Energy slave unit equals the average output of a man doing 150,000 foot-pounds of work per day 250 days per year. In low-energy societies, nonhuman energy slaves are horses, oxen, windmills, riverboats. Now, the average American has more … Continue reading

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Reading list – travel, history, science, food, (auto)biography, cults/religion, psychology

[Just a few of the books I read walking 8-10 miles (round-trip) a day to work and back, reading all the way. Alice Friedemann at www.energyskeptic.com] Travel R. Sapolsky. A Primate’s Memoir W. Ferguson. Hokkaido Highway Blues A. Frater. Chasing … Continue reading

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book list: energy, ecology, evolution, extinction, war, natural resources, carrying capacity, infrastructure, agriculture, politics and more

My long reading list (below) is very long and out-of-date, so I’ve broken it up into reading lists by topic (in progress still).  I encourage you to buy the books and print off the articles on acid-free paper (see Preservation … Continue reading

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John Howe booklist

http://www.solarcarandtractor.com/Peak_Oil_Update.html Astyk, S. (2008) “Depletion and Abundance, Life On the New Home Front.” Bartlett, A. (2004) “The Essential Exponential, For the Future of Our Planet.” Bligh, J. (2004) “The Fatal Inheritance.” Brown, L. (2008) “Plan B 3.0, Mobilizing To Save … Continue reading

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Scientists and Environmentalists for Population Stabilization

This fantastic list is from March 2014, so to see the must up-to-date bibliography go here: Scientists and Environmentalists for Population Stabilization bibliography Arrow, K., B. Bolin, R. Costanza, P. Dasgupta, C. Folke, C.S. Holling, B. Jansson, S. Levin, K. … Continue reading

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University of Minnesota syllabus for HSEM 2624H “Sustainability or Collapse? An Interdisciplinary Overview of the Human Predicament”

HSEM 2624H  –  (PROVISIONAL) SYLLABUS “Sustainability or Collapse? An Interdisciplinary Overview of the Human Predicament”  —or–  “Humans, Our Environment and the Future: A Survey of Opportunities and Constraints” Instructors: Dr. Nathan John Hagens, Dr. Kathryn Draeger This class will provide … Continue reading

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Alternative Energy Reading List

Why Alternative Energy can’t replace fossil fuels Book and Article list below Introduction to alternative energy reading list Scale. Oil is the densest form of energy on the planet next to uranium.  To replace the one cubic mile of oil, … Continue reading

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