The Law of Diminishing Returns

Categories: Audio, Video, Big picture
Published on: April 8, 2015

Post Carbon Institute / 07 April 2015

In this new short video Richard Heinberg explores how — in our economy, the environment, and energy production — we may well be. When previous societies have hit similar limits, they often doubled-down by attempting ever more complex interventions to keep things going, before finally collapsing. Will this be our fate too? And is there an alternative?