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The End of Growth
Adapting to Our New Economic Reality
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Richard Heinberg is the author of nine previous books including The Party's Over, Peak Everything, and Blackout. He is a Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute, a think tank helping chart humanity's transition from the brief, waning reign of fossil-fueled megatechnology to the dawning era of re-adaptation to nature's limits. Widely regarded as one of the world's foremost Peak Oil educators, Richard lectures widely and appears on radio, television, and in films. With a wry, unflinching approach, he explains the trends that shape our world.
The End of Growth Contents Introduction: The New Normal What Does the End of Growth Look and Feel Like? Why Is Growth Ending? Why Is Growth So Important? But Isn't Growth Normal? The Simple Math of Compounded Growth The End of Growth Should Come as No Surprise The Peak Oil Scenario From Scary Theory to Scarier Reality The Financial Component of Economic Contraction What Comes After Growth? A Guide to the Book 1. The Great Balloon Race Economic History in 10 Minutes Economics for the Hurried Business Cycles, Interest Rates, and Central Banks Mad Money I Owe You 2. The Sound of Air Escaping Houses of Cards: The Last Bubble Limits to Debt Stimulus Duds; Bailout Blanks Deflation, Inflation, and the Inevitable Currency Reset 3. Earth's Limits Oil and Energy How the Market Responds to Scarcity Water Food Minerals and Metals Climate Impacts, Pollution, Accidents, Natural Disasters 4. The Limits of Innovation, Technology, and Capital Development The Failure of Substitution Limits to Efficiency Why Moore's Law Doesn't Apply Limits to Business Development Globalization: Already Done That 5. Growing Table, Shrinking Pie: Competition and Relative Growth in a Finite World Population: Already Too Many The End of "Development" Diminishing Returns from Military Conflict Relative Growth: Geopolitics Relative Growth: Rich and Poor 6. Managing Contraction / Redefining Growth Governments: Emergency Measures Planning for Adaptation Planning for Crisis Management The Bottom-Up Approach: Transition Gross National Happiness 7. Life After Growth Setting Priorities Community Strategies Individual and Family Strategies What Might a Sustainable Society Look Like? The Sustainability Underground