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David MacLeod's Blog – October 2012 Archive (2)

Whatcom County, Meet the Post Growth Economy (Richard Heinberg)

I've changed the title of Heinberg's latest essay.  See the bolded sentences below.  Beyond the many great reasons already circulating about why we need to "Power Past Coal," here's one more: building a huge terminal for the purpose of sending coal to China could become one of our greatest boondoggles.

- David

Australia, Meet the Post-Growth Economy…

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Added by David MacLeod on October 8, 2012 at 9:39pm — No Comments

“extreme energy = extreme methods = extreme disasters = extreme opposition”

Last night I had the privilege of introducing author Andrew Nikiforuk to the “Literature Live” audience assembled at Village Books in Bellingham, WA.  His latest book is The Energy of Slaves: Oil and the New Servitude.  It…

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Added by David MacLeod on October 5, 2012 at 5:26pm — 1 Comment

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