Richard Heinberg

Senior Fellow-In-Residence
Post Carbon Institute

Richard is a Senior Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost Peak Oil educators. He has authored scores of essays and articles that have appeared in such journals as Nature, The American Prospect, Public Policy Research, Quarterly Review, The Ecologist, Resurgence, The Futurist, European Business Review, Earth Island Journal, Yes!, and The Sun; and on web sites such as EnergyBulletin.net, TheOilDrum.com, Alternet.org, ProjectCensored.com, and Counterpunch.com.  

He has been quoted in Time Magazine and has spoken to hundreds of audiences in 14 countries, including members of the European Parliament.  He has appeared in many film and television documentaries, including Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour, and is a recipient of the M. King Hubbert Award for Excellence in Energy Education.

Richard’s latest animations:  Who Killed Economic Growth? and 300 Years of Fossil Fuels in 300 Minutes , which went viral on YouTube and won the Youtubes’s DoGooder Video of the Year Award. 

 

Richard Heinberg is the author of ten books including :

  • The End of Growth (August 2011)
  • The Post Carbon Reader (2010) (editor)
  • Blackout: Coal, Climate, and the Last Energy Crisis (2009) 
  • Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines (2007)
  • The Oil Depletion Protocol: A Plan to Avert Oil Wars, Terrorism & Economic Collapse (2006) 
  • Powerdown: Options & Actions for a Post-Carbon World (2004)
  • The Party's Over: Oil, War & the Fate of Industrial Societies (2003)

 

 

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