Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg

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 is the author of twelve books, including Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels, Snake Oil, The End of Growth, and Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines. He has appeared in many film and television documentaries, including Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour, and is a recipient of the M. King Hubbert Award for Excellence in Energy Education. His animations Don’t Worry, Drive On; Who Killed Economic Growth?; and 300 Years of Fossil Fuels in 300 Minutes have been viewed by 1.75 million people. 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.

GTI Contributions
Two Arguments for Localism
GTI Forum
Two Arguments for Localism

Contribution to GTI Forum Think Globally, Act Locally?

August 2019

Commentary on Bounding the Planetary Future - Richard Heinberg
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Bounding the Planetary Future"
An exchange on the essay Bounding the Planetary Future: Why We Need a Great Transition

April 2015