You know we are going to run out of civilization's life-blood: fossil fuels. And if we burn what's left, the climate will tip into a mass
extinction event. Meanwhile, barking madness seems to be the only growth
industry. Is it time for more pills, booze, or end-time religion?
Our first guest says there may be some hope left. Shaun Chamberlin's blog is called "dark optimism" - and that may be as good as it gets.
Shaun is part of the "transition movement" in Britain. He's the author
of the new book "The Transition Timeline, for a local resilient future,"
...and, part of an upcoming report for the British Parliament, on a
scheme to give everyone an energy quota.
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