Permaculture, Resilience, and the Coronavirus

Episode #12

About Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg is Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute and author of several books on energy and the environment, including Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels, and, with David Fridley, Our Renewable Future. His upcoming book is Power: Humanity’s Quest for Ability, Control, Influence, and Beauty—and How It All Went Wrong.

Show Highlights:

  • Connections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to the different aspects of our society
  • Reliance on economic efficiency to the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Why Resilience and economic efficiency can't go together
  • How Permaculture is a strategic program in times of disasters
  • The problem of our denial mechanism in dealing with real issues
  • Resilience victory gardens for the future