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Party's over : oil, war and the fate of industrial societies

Party's over : oil, war and the fate of industrial societies

Author: Richard Heinberg
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2005] ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Revised and updated edition.; Second editionView all editions and formats
The world is about to run out of cheap oil and change dramatically. Within the next few years, global production will peak. Thereafter, even if industrial societies begin to switch to alternative energy sources, they will have less net energy each year to do all the work essential to the survival of complex societies. We are entering a new era, as different from the industrial era as the latter was from medieval  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Heinberg, Richard.
Party's over.
Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, ©2005
(DLC) 2006372909
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Heinberg
ISBN: 155092334X 9781550923346
OCLC Number: 746317840
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
1. Energy, nature, and society --
2. Party time : the historic interval of cheap, abundant energy --
3. Lights out : approaching the historic interval's end --
4. Non-petroleum energy sources : can the party continue? --
5. A banquet of consequences --
6. Managing the collapse : strategies and recommendations --
Afterword to the revised edition.
Responsibility: Richard Heinberg.


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