James Howard Kunstler

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James Howard Kunstler is the author of four non-fiction works on cities and the challenges facing American society, including: The Geography of Nowhere; Home From Nowhere; The City in Mind; and his ground-breaking book on the peak oil crisis, The Long Emergency (Grove-Atlantic, 2005). His most recent work is the fictional World Made by Hand, a novel of America's post-oil future. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times Sunday Magazine and Op-Ed page, where he has written on environmental and economic issues.

Jim is a sought-after speaker and commentator and has been featured in numerous major publications, television interviews, and documentaries, including The End of Suburbia. He has lectured at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, MIT, and many other colleges, and has appeared before many professional organizations including the AIA, the APA, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

MediaKunstlerCast: Victorian Stroll
KunstlerCast: Private Property
Kunstlercast: Hunting
KunstlerCast: Water Transit
Peak Moment: Two Views of a Post-Oil Future
KunstlerCast: Impotent Politics
KunstlerCast: On Hope and Despair
KunstlerCast: The Great Bailout 2008
KunstlerCast: The future of air travel
KunstlerCast: Twilight of the Mall Era, Part II
KunstlerCast: Twilight of the Mall Era - Part 1.
KunstlerCast: Anti-Urban Bias
KunstlerCast: From Hippies to Yuppies
KunstlerCast: Frederick Law Olmstead and the American Park
KunstlerCast: One City Block (Part 2)
KunstlerCast: One City Block (Part 1)
KunstlerCast: Personal Transit & Green Buildings
KunstlerCast: Handicap Access
KunstlerCast: Convenience
KunstlerCast: Pavement
KunstlerCast: San Francisco
KunstlerCast: Fate of Flagstaff & Hydrogen Cars
KunstlerCast: Peak Oil New Zealand
KunstlerCast: Gentrification
KunstlerCast: Children of the Burbs
KunstlerCast #9: Urban Planning
KunstlerCast #8: The Glossary of Nowhere
KunstlerCast #6: Zoning
KunstlerCast #5: Starchitects
KunstlerCast #4: Parking Garages
Reality Report: James Howard Kunstler on World Made by Hand
KunstlerCast #3: World Made By Hand
KunstlerCast #2: Small Cities and Towns
KunstlerCast #1: Drugstores
James Howard Kunstler on the human habitat
James Howard Kunstler: Remarks to the Commonwealth Club of California
James Howard Kunstler on relocalization and peak oil
End of the Oil Age debate on BBC2's Newsnight
Ritawatch 5: James Howard Kunstler
James Howard Kunstler interview with Robert Birnbaum
James Howard Kunstler, author of "The Long Emergency"
Jim Kunstler speaks in Hudson, NY
Global Warning: Interview with Jim Kunstler
Jim Kunstler on The Long Emergency
James Howard Kunstler speaks with Julian Darley