economics

Outside In with Richard Heinberg and Stephanie Mills

Stephanie Mills, well known author and teacher from Cedar, Michigan returns and brings along a colleague of hers at the Post Carbon Institute, Richard Heinberg. Mr. Heinberg is internationally recognized as one of the foremost authors and lecturers on the subject of Peak Oil. His writings include nine books and numerous articles and lectures. Today's discussion of energy transition begins with the question "Where are we on the time-line of history in this era of energy transition?". You can also watch his presentation entitled “The Truth About Energy, the Economy and You” from his talk on September 17, 2010 at the Oleson Center, Northwestern Michigan College.

 

Dave Barrons on Community Resilience - Ecological Services

This program deviates from the regular format because of the July 4th holidays. Dave Barrons is joined by Andrew Knott, Executive Director of the Grand Traverse Bay Watershed Center for an extended discussion of the Center's ongoing Grand Traverse Bay Watershed tree canopy survey. Tree canopies are a perfect example of economic services coming from the primary economy, the ecological roots of our community. The conversation is extended into the areas of resilient governance and some of its components.

 

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