Earthgauge Radio: Earthgauge Radio January 24: Richard Heinberg on energy, climate change and the fragile world economy

Download: earthgauge-podcast-jan24-20132.mp3 This week on Earthgauge Radio, we launch a new series in which we will feature leading, influential thinkers who can provide some big picture context to the issues that we discuss on this program such as climate change, energy, economics, ethics, sustainability and development. We will kick off this ‘Big Picture, Big Thinkers’ series ...

Politics and its Discontents: The Limits of Growth

I remember within the past year opining to my wife that the long-term fate of humanity is grim. With an ever-expanding population, growing demand for limited resources, and an economic model that is predicated on relentless expansion and consumption, there will be no utopian solution to the intractable mess we have created on earth. Victims ...