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What's Eating the Economy? Heinberg and Hagens

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What's Eating the Economy? Heinberg and Hagens

Time: August 31, 2011 from 11am to 12pm
Location: Online
Website or Map: http://www.energybulletin.net…
Event Type: web, chat
Organized By: Post Carbon Institute/Energy Bulletin
Latest Activity: Sep 4, 2011

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Join Richard Heinberg and Nate Hagens for a conversation about the global economic crisis. Is this just all part of the cycle, or is it the beginning of a new era?

3 years on from the worst economic crisis since the great depression and things are looking...well worse really. What is going on, and what actions should we be taking? Join them at Energy Bulletin at 11.00am PDT, 2.00pm EDT, 18:00GMT on August 31st, 2011, and put your questions to Richard and Nate. Set a reminder

 

PLEASE NOTE, THE WEBCHAT WILL TAKE PLACE IN THIS POST AT THIS URL: http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2011-08-23/whats-eating-economy-li.... THE CHAT BOX AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST WILL BECOME LIVE ON THE DAY.

 

Richard Heinberg is the author of ten books (see below) The End of Growth: Adapting to our New Economic Reality (June 2011)
Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines (2007)
Powerdown: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World (2004)
The Party's Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies (2003)

He is Senior Fellow-in-Residence of the Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost Peak Oil educators.

Nate Hagens is a well-known authority on global resource depletion. Until recently he was lead editor of The Oil Drum, one of the most popular and highly-respected websites for analysis and discussion of global energy supplies and the future implications of energy decline. He is a board member of the Post Carbon Institute. Nate has appeared on PBS, BBC, and NPR, and has lectured around the world. He holds a Masters Degree in Finance from the University of Chicago and is currently completing his PhD in Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. Previously Nate was President of Sanctuary Asset Management and a Vice President at the investment firms Salomon Brothers and Lehman Brothers.

 

 

More info about Richard Heinberg and Nate Hagens here.

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Comment by David MacLeod on September 4, 2011 at 10:27pm

Susan and Sergio,

I have posted an edited transcript here:

http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/profiles/blogs/heinberg-and-hagen...

Comment by Heather K on August 30, 2011 at 10:44pm
sounds interesting....thanks for the event information.
Comment by Susan Kroll and Sergio Moreno on August 30, 2011 at 3:29pm
Will there be a synposis for those of us who work during the day???

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