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Product Description: The next few decades will see a profound energy transformation throughout the world. By the end of the century (and perhaps sooner), we will shift from fossil fuel dependence to rely primarily on renewable sources like solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal power...read more

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9781610917797 | Island Pr, June 2, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The next few decades will see a profound energy transformation throughout the world.

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Product Description: The rapid spread of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") has temporarily boosted US natural gas and oil production... and sparked a massive environmental backlash in communities across the country. The fossil fuel industry is trying to sell fracking as the biggest energy development of the century, with slick promises of American energy independence and benefits to local economies...read more

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9780976751090 | Post Carbon Inst, June 13, 2014, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The rapid spread of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") has temporarily boosted US natural gas and oil production.

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Product Description: The Energy Reader takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy—including supposedly “clean” renewable sources. From oil spills, nuclear accidents, and mountaintop-removal coal mining to oversized wind farms and desert-destroying solar power plants, virtually every region of the globe is now experiencing the consequences of out-of-control energy development...read more
By Tom Butler (editor), Richard Heinberg (introduced by), Daniel Lerch (editor) and George Wuerthner (editor)

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9780970950093 | Watershed Media, October 16, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Energy Reader takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy—including supposedly “clean” renewable sources.

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Product Description: ENERGY: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy—including supposedly “clean” renewable sources. From oil spills, nuclear accidents, and mountaintop-removal coal mining to oversized wind farms and desert-destroying solar power plants, virtually every region of the globe is now experiencing the consequences of out-of-control energy development...read more
By Richard Heinberg (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780970950086 | Watershed Media, October 16, 2012, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: ENERGY: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy—including supposedly “clean” renewable sources.

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Product Description: Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis: humanity has reached a fundamental turning point in its economic history...read more
By Paul Boehmer (narrator) and Richard Heinberg

CD/Spoken Word:

9781452655901 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, December 30, 2011), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits.

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Product Description: Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits. The End of Growth proposes a startling diagnosis: humanity has reached a fundamental turning point in its economic history...read more

Paperback:

9780865716957 | Original edition (New Society Pub, August 9, 2011), cover price $17.95

CD/Spoken Word:

9781452635903 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, December 30, 2011), cover price $83.99 | About this edition: Economists insist that recovery is at hand, yet unemployment remains high, real estate values continue to sink, and governments stagger under record deficits.

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Product Description: The twentieth century saw unprecedented growth in population, energy consumption, and food production. As the population shifted from rural to urban, human impacts on the environment increased dramatically.The twenty-first century ushered in an era of declines, including: Oil, natural gas, and coal extraction Yearly grain harvests Climate stability 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...read more

Hardcover:

9780865715981 | New Society Pub, September 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The twentieth century saw unprecedented growth in population, energy consumption, and food production.

Paperback:

9780865716452 | Reprint edition (New Society Pub, October 12, 2010), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The twentieth century saw unprecedented growth in population, energy consumption, and food production.

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Product Description: "Blackout is an important and timely book. In the form of this compact volume, one of the best and most productive peak oil authors working today has turned his customary scholarhsip, wisdom, wit and writing prowess to some of the most ciritical issues now unfolding on our planet...read more

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9780865716568 | New Society Pub, May 1, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: "Blackout is an important and timely book.

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Product Description: We live in an oil-dependent world, arriving at this level of dependency in a very short space of time by treating petroleum as if it were in infinite supply. Most of us avoid thinking about what happens when oil runs out (or becomes prohibitively expensive), but The Transition Handbook shows how the inevitable and profound changes ahead can have a positive outcome...read more
By Richard Heinberg (foreword by)

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9781900322188 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, September 15, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: We live in an oil-dependent world, arriving at this level of dependency in a very short space of time by treating petroleum as if it were in infinite supply.

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Product Description: In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Al Gore's summer blockbuster An Inconvenient Truth, and crude oil prices soaring to all-time highs, more people than ever know the truth about our oil addiction. Global warming is here. M. King Hubbert's oil peak is fast approaching (or may already have arrived)...read more
By Richard Heinberg (foreword by) and Greg Pahl

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9781933392127 | Chelsea Green Pub Co, March 7, 2007, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Al Gore's summer blockbuster An Inconvenient Truth, and crude oil prices soaring to all-time highs, more people than ever know the truth about our oil addiction.

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Product Description: Since oil is the primary fuel of global industrial civilization, its imminent depletion is a problem that will have a profound impact on every aspect of modern life. With-out international agreement on how to manage the decline of this vital resource, the world faces unprecedented risk of conflict and collapse...read more

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9780865715639 | New Society Pub, September 1, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Since oil is the primary fuel of global industrial civilization, its imminent depletion is a problem that will have a profound impact on every aspect of modern life.

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Product Description: If the US continues with its current policies, the next decades will be marked by war, economic collapse, and environmental catastrophe. Resource depletion and population pressures are about to catch up with us, and no one is prepared...read more

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9780865715103 | New Society Pub, August 15, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: If the US continues with its current policies, the next decades will be marked by war, economic collapse, and environmental catastrophe.

Explores the political and economic impact of oil depletion, recommending a managed transition to a low-energy sustainable society and a global program of resource sharing in light of the imminent decline of world oil supplies.

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9780865715295 | New Society Pub, July 13, 2005, cover price $24.95
9780865714823 | New Society Pub, March 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Explores the political and economic impact of oil depletion, recommending a managed transition to a low-energy sustainable society and a global program of resource sharing in light of the imminent decline of world oil supplies.

Prebinding:

9780613920896, titled "Party's Over: Oil, War, And The Fate Of Industrial Societies" | Turtleback Books, April 1, 2003, cover price $30.55 | About this edition: The world is about to run out of cheap oil and change dramatically.

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Product Description: With penetrating common sense, eco-philosopher and journalist Richard Heinberg tackles some of the thorniest ethical questions we face; Are cloning, organ farming, genetic engineering, and other wonders of biotechnology developments morally aware people can support? If biotech research can cure diseases and feed starving people, wouldn't it be morally wrong not to pursue it...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780835607728 | Quest Books, August 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: With penetrating common sense, eco-philosopher and journalist Richard Heinberg tackles some of the thorniest ethical questions we face; Are cloning, organ farming, genetic engineering, and other wonders of biotechnology developments morally aware people can support?

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Product Description: Is modern civilization fundamentally flawed? Is society itself a world threatening catastrophe?

Hardcover:

9780835607469 | Quest Books, November 1, 1996, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Is modern civilization fundamentally flawed?

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Product Description: Explores the universal myth of Paradise across cultures, uncovering its personal message and social consequences. Companion video.

Hardcover:

9780874775150 | J P Tarcher, April 1, 1989, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Explores the universal myth of Paradise across cultures, uncovering its personal message and social consequences.

Paperback:

9780835607162 | Quest Books, December 1, 1995, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Explores the universal myth of Paradise across cultures, uncovering its personal message and social consequences.
9780874775266 | J P Tarcher, June 1, 1990, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Explores the universal myth of Paradise across cultures, uncovering its personal message and social consequences.

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Product Description: This book is an accessible, engaging tool to help people enrich their lives through the observance of ancient, astronomically determined Earth festivals. It assists us to recover an experience that had deep meaning for the ancients and that is now increasingly relevant to a world facing environmental challenges...read more

Paperback:

9780835606936 | Quest Books, September 1, 1993, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This book is an accessible, engaging tool to help people enrich their lives through the observance of ancient, astronomically determined Earth festivals.

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Product Description: Explores the universal myth of Paradise across cultures, uncovering its personal message and social consequences.

Paperback:

9780932869005 | Emissaries of Divine Light, March 1, 1985, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Explores the universal myth of Paradise across cultures, uncovering its personal message and social consequences.

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