Richard Heinberg is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost Peak Oil educators, having delivered hundreds of lectures on oil depletion to a wide variety of audiences around the world. He is the award-winning author of eight books including:
- The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies;
- Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World;
- The Oil Depletion Protocol: A Plan to Avert Oil Wars, Terrorism,
and Economic Collapse; and
- Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines.
Richard writes a regular column for the Ecologist magazine and has authored scores of essays and articles that have appeared in such journals as The American Prospect, Public Policy Research, European Business Review, Earth Island Journal, Yes! Magazine, and The Sun, as well as on websites such as Alternet.org, EnergyBulletin.net, and Counterpunch.com. His monthly MuseLetter has been included in Utne Reader's annual list of Best Alternative Newsletters. He has been featured in many film documentaries, including End of Suburbia and Leonardo DiCaprio's 11th Hour. Richard is Senior Fellow in Residence of Post Carbon Institute