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Articles about the Stages of Collapse

Complexity, Problem Solving, and Sustainable Societies 1996. Joseph A. Tainter from GETTING DOWN TO EARTH: Practical Applications of Ecological Economics, Island Press, 1996; ISBN 1-55963-503-7 OVERVIEW   Historical knowledge is essential to practical applications of ecological economics. Systems of problem … Continue reading

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Nasa-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for ‘irreversible collapse’?

Natural and social scientists develop new model of how ‘perfect storm’ of crises could unravel global system. Nafeez Ahmed. March 2014.The Guardian. A new study sponsored by Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilization … Continue reading

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Net Energy Cliff Will Lead to Collapse of Civilization by 2030

Source: 22 June 2009. David Murphy. The Net Hubbert Curve: What Does It Mean? theoildrum. This is the scariest chart I’ve ever seen.  And also the most important.  I put it on my refrigerator to remind myself what the future … Continue reading

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Sharon Astyk on stages of Collapse

Astyk, Sharon. 19 Mar 2012. Commentary: Collapse? Really? ASPO Peak Oil Review. 1. People get really mad at their government. This usually leads to some measure of civil unrest, and often changes of government, some of which are meaningful and … Continue reading

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