Richard Heinberg speaking in Eugene, Oregon. Richard Heinberg is widely regarded as America’s foremost educator on Peak Oil, the economic condition that occurs when global petroleum production begins an irreversible decline as demand soars. Many experts have issued disturbing warnings of dramatic consequences within the coming decade. Professor Heinberg teaches at New College of California, on energy and environmental sustainability issues. He is the author of The Party’s Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies and Power Down: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World. He also publishes a monthly online newsletter at richardheinberg.com.
The Lifeboat Show is a monthly radio program that airs on the third Monday of every month at 9:30 AM on on KMUN 91.9 FM in Astoria and KTCB 89.5 FM Community Radio in Tillamook. Also simulcast live on coastradio.org. Featuring interviews, book reviews and banter about sustainable living, Caren Black and Christopher Paddon, of TLA, discuss life after Peak Oil with a little humor thrown in. You can purchase CDs of the programs at the Lifeboat Show website.