Future Perfect

It is said that the future is already here! It just isn’t distributed evenly. Forecasting is a mug’s game. I admit it, I once delivered my own vision of the future in a talk called “The History of High Wycombe 2000 to 2100″. It … Continue reading

Requiem for a time of Plenty: “After Oil” by John Michael Geer et al

“After Oil: SF Visions of a Post-Petroleum World” is a collection of science fiction short stories book-ended by John Michael Greer and published by Founders House Publishing in 2012. This is a bit of a first for us as this … Continue reading

“The Way Out” by L. Hunter Lovins & Boyd Cohen

ISBN 978-0-8090-3469-7. “The Way Out – Kick-starting Capitalism to Save our Economic Ass” by L. Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen was published by Hill & Wang in 2012 (from the original published as “Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of … Continue reading

“The Great Disruption” by Paul Gilding

ISBN 978-1-60819-353-0. “The Great Distruption – Why the climate crisis will bring on the end of shopping and the birth of a new world” by Paul Gilding was published by Bloomsbury Press in 2011 (this paperback edition 2012 with new … Continue reading

“Green Gone Wrong” by Heather Rogers

ISBN-13:978-1-84467-901-0. “Green Gone Wrong – Dispatches from the Front Lines of Eco-Capitalism” by Heather Rogers was published by Verso Books in 2010. Rogers is a journalist & author who has written for Mother Jones and New York Times Magazine. Her previous … Continue reading

“Enough is Enough” by Rob Dietz & Dan O’Neill

ISBN 978-0-415-82095-0. “Enough is Enough – Building a Sustainable Economy in a world of Finite Resources” by Rob Dietz & Dan O’Neill was published by Earthscan in 2013. Rob & Dan are new names to us but they shouldn’t be. … Continue reading