David Goodstein offers a stark assessment of the scientific, political, economic and social aspects of the looming global energy crisis which threatens the comfortable, complacent lifestyles so many of us take for granted.
Professor Goodstein is a scientist, educator and author of Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil (2004) and co-author of Climate Change and the Energy Problem, A Physical Science and Economics Perspective (2012).
Topics discussed include Peak Oil, climate change & global warming, renewable energy, emergent energy technologies, nuclear fission & nuclear fusion, depopulation and the short, medium and long term prospects for industrial society.
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