Tag Archives: resource depletion

Why the world is headed the way of Easter island

Petros Sekeris. 19 November 2014. Violence ahead as tragedies of the commons spread. NewScientist. The world risks heading the way of Easter Island – a spiral into conflict as depleted natural resources are plundered. There is a growing feeling that … Continue reading

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The Depressing Booklist: War, Extinction, Pollution, Resource depletion, Limits to growth, Overpopulation, Collapse, Infrastructure, Peak minerals, Transportation, Postcarbon life

Preface. My favorite book in high school was Gibbs “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire”. I never imagined I’d live long enough to see my own civilization collapse. After all, we were taught in school that America was … Continue reading

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Former President Bill Clinton on Peak Oil, Peak Soil, and other depleting resources

Former President Bill Clinton. May 4, 2007. The Looming Crisis; Can We Act in Time? Harvard Kennedy School. Excerpts from Keynote Address by Former President William Jefferson Clinton Kennedy School Spring Conference – Cambridge, MA I think it is highly … Continue reading

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