Richard Heinberg is the author of thirteen books including:
- Our Renewable Future (June 2016)
- Afterburn (2015)
- Snake Oil (2013)
- The End ofGrowth (2011)
- Peak Everything (2007)
- The Party's Over (2005)
He is Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute and is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost advocates for a shift away from our current reliance on fossil fuels. He has written for Nature, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and Christian Science Monitor among other publications.
He has delivered hundreds of lectures on energy and climate issues to audiences in 14 countries, including members of the European Parliament. He has appeared in many film and television documentaries, including Leonardo DiCaprio’s 11th Hour, is a recipient of the M. King Hubbert Award for Excellence in Energy Education.
Richard’s animations Don’t Worry, Drive On, Who Killed Economic Growth? and 300 Years of Fossil Fuels in 300 Minutes(winner of a YouTubes’s/DoGooder Video of the Year Award) have been viewed by two million people.
"Resilience thinking" offers a different way of understanding the world and a new approach to managing resources. It embraces human and natural systems as complex entities continually adapting through cycles of change.