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Wednesday
Feb142018

Mid-Feb. Bonus :: Richard Heinberg on Choosing to Get Off Fossil Energy—Our Best Local Choices

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Richard Heinberg of the Post-Carbon Institute. "PostCarbon.org // OurRenewableFuture.org // RichardHeinberg.com (Muse Letter)

PostCarbon.org/our-people/Richard-Heinberg

Richard Heinberg is the author of thirteen books, including some of the seminal works on society’s current energy and environmental sustainability crisis:

Most recently, Our Renewable Future: Laying the Path for One Hundred Percent Clean Energy, co-authored with David Fridley (2016), and the well-known, The End of Growth: Adapting the Our New Economic Reality (2011)

He is Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, which is leading the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world. He is regarded as one of the world’s foremost advocates for a shift away from our current reliance on fossil fuels. He has authored scores of essays and articles that have appeared in such journals as NatureReutersWall Street JournalThe American ProspectPublic Policy ResearchQuarterly ReviewYes!, and The Sun; and on web sites such as Resilience.org, TheOilDrum.com, Alternet.org, ProjectCensored.com, and Counterpunch.com.

Richard has delivered hundreds of lectures on energy and climate issues to audiences in 14 countries, addressing policy makers at many levels, from local City Councils to members of the European Parliament. He has been quoted and interviewed countless times for print, television and radio.

Richard has appeared in many film and television documentaries, including Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour. He is a recipient of the M. King Hubbert Award for Excellence in Energy Education, and in 2012 was appointed to His Majesty the King of Bhutan’s International Expert Working Group for the New Development Paradigm initiative.

Richard’s animations Don’t Worry, Drive On; Who Killed Economic Growth? and 300 Years of Fossil Fuels in 300 Seconds (winner of a YouTubes’s/DoGooder Video of the Year Award) have been viewed by nearly two million people. >Future episodes of Simpler OneEarth Living feature educator and author Mark Burch; Don Hall of Transitions USA; and Susan Taylor of Just Financial Advisors on her new book “What About Our Money.”

To LISTEN, click the player at the top or the bottom, or visit the Episode Index. SUBSCRIBE for free through iTunes, Stitcher.com or your favorite podcast service.

NEWS

A little book on radicalizing our work for OneEarth living is now available. It’s title is Jubilee Circles. In a mere 65 pages, it reports on the work of 3 Jubilee Circles in the U.S. and Mexico and urges you to form such a Circle where you are. It presents 13 themes and over 30 practices to help your Circle get underway. Get your copy by making a donation to The Common Good Podcast (click “donate” button at www.casajubileo.org) or write and ask lee@jubilee-economics.org.

If you haven’t already subscribed to TCGP, we hope you will now through iTunes or your favorite podcast service.

ALSO MENTIONED

Co-host Lee Van Ham’s new book, From Egos to Eden: Our Heroic Journey to Keep Earth Livable, is now available online at Powells, Barnes and Nobles, and other stores in addition to Amazon. For a review of the book click REVIEW. You can also listen to him talk about the book on an earlier podcast, Episode 77 :: Lee Van Ham: Our Heroic Journey to Keep Earth Livable

OF RELATED INTEREST: Co-Host Jerry Iversen’s Simple Living Works! Website & Podcasts

Here’s something new for 2018 in our podcasting. On the first of the month, you’ll be able to hear a new episode on OneEarth living produced by The Common Good Podcast. On the 15th of the month a new episode on OneEarth living produced by Simple Living Works will be posted for your listening. This adds another option for you each month on both websites: Simple Living Works (SimpleLivingWorks.org) and the Jubilee website (casajubileo.org).

Scheduled for mid-February is Richard Heinberg of the Post-Carbon Institute. Future episodes of Simpler OneEarth Living feature educator and author Mark Burch; Don Hall of Transitions USA; and Susan Taylor of Just Financial Advisors on her new book “What ABout Our Money.”

Subscribe to Jerry’s Simpler Living Daily Nudge to get quick reminders of Lee’s blogs, TCGP, SLW! Podcast and other intriguing happenings and events, such as “Non-Conform Freely” Celebrations, ways to honor rites of passage and holidays without consumerism. Send NUDGE to SimpleLivingWorks@yahoo.com.

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Mid-Feb. Bonus: Richard Heinberg of Post-Carbon Institute

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