Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg

Post Carbon Institute Senior Fellow, Leading Expert on Peak Oil and Best-Selling Author

Speaker Categories: Energy | Go Green, The Environment, Corporate Sustainability | Energy

Travels From: CA, United States.

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Post Carbon Institute Senior Fellow, Leading Expert
on Peak Oil and Best-Selling Author

Richard Heinberg 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 Journal, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, The American Prospect, Public Policy Research, Quarterly Review, Yes!, and The Sun; and on web sites such as Resilience.org, TheOilDrum.com, Alternet.org, ProjectCensored.com, and Counterpunch.com. 

Books

Richard Heinberg is the author of twelve award-winning books including: Afterburn, Snake Oil, The End of Growth, The Post Carbon Reader (editor), Blackout: Coal, Climate, and the Last Energy Crisis,  Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines, The Oil Depletion Protocol: A Plan to Avert Oil Wars, Terrorism  & Economic Collapse, Powerdown: Options & Actions for a Post-Carbon World, and The Party's Over: Oil, War & the Fate of Industrial Societies.

Media

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, 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.

Animations

Richard’s animations Don’t Worry, Drive On, Who Killed Economic Growth?  and 300 Years of Fossil Fuels in 300 Minutes (winner of a YouTubes’s/DoGooder Video of the Year Award) have been viewed by 1.5 million people.

Keynote Speaker

Since 2002, he has delivered more than five hundred lectures to a wide variety of audiences—from insurance executives to peace activists, from local and national elected officials to Jesuit volunteers.

Life After Growth

Peak Oil, the Financial Crisis and the Path to Sustainability

Blackout: Coal, Climate, and the Last Energy Crisis

  • Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels
    Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels Purchase Book
  • The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Economy
    The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Economy Purchase Book
  • Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines
    Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines Purchase Book
  • The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st Century's Sustainability Crises
    The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st Century's Sustainability Crises Purchase Book
  • Blackout: Coal, Climate and the Last Energy Crisis
    Blackout: Coal, Climate and the Last Energy Crisis Purchase Book
  • The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies
    The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies Purchase Book

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