Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg is a senior fellow with the Post Carbon Institute and author of 11 books, including The End of Growth and, most recently, Snake Oil.

Climate & Energy

Why the Peak Oilers are still right

The oil and gas boom in the U.S. has some people arguing that we no longer need to worry about fossil-fuel supplies. Au contraire.

Climate & Energy

Is the global oil tank half-full, is it half-empty … or are we running on fumes?

Cross-posted from Post Carbon Institute. In his article in the New York Times Sept. 24, “Oil Industry Sets a Brisk Pace of New Discoveries,” staff reporter Jad Mouawad cites oil discoveries totaling 10 billion barrels for the first half of …