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frank-kaminski's picture
Sep.15.2009
If you’ve been following energy news with a discerning eye, then you already know better than to buy into all the hype about the Canadian tar sands...Far from being a panacea for declining supplies of conventional oil, the sands could...leave Alberta resembling “a third-rate golf course in the...
frank-kaminski's picture
Sep.15.2009
Not One Drop is a heroic book. It is a must-read for anyone seeking to understand the calamitous consequences of our society’s addiction to oil, or of corporations’ ability to avert punishment by claiming “corporate personhood.”
frank-kaminski's picture
Sep.15.2009
The post-oil novel began as a little-known aberration within the speculative fiction genre. But it’s now hitting bestseller lists, generating comment in major papers, and garnering increasing acceptance from the mainstream of speculative fiction. Frank Kaminski takes a spirited, authoritative look...
john-michael-greer's picture
Jun.24.2009
In response to the coming impact of peak oil, John Michael Greer helps us envision the transition from an industrial society to a sustainable ecotechnic world - not returning to the past, but creating a society that supports relatively advanced technology on a sustainable resource base. Fusing...
john-michael-greer's picture
Jun.11.2008
A harrowing but ultimately hopeful vision of the aftermath of the age of oil, The Long Descent: A User's Guide to the End of the Industrial Age explores the approaching end of an industrial civilization based on cheap, abundant fossil fuel energy. Rather than the sudden catastrophes imagined by so...