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The Party’s Over

The Party’s Over

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Powerpoint presentation on the book The Party's Over, by Richard Heinberg
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The Party\u2019s Over:
Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies
By Richard Heinberg
Report by David Waugh
Introduction

\u2022In the future,\u201cit may be impossible for even
a single nation to sustain industrialism as
we have known it in the twentieth century.\u201d

\u2022\u201cWhat causes one group of people to live in
air-conditioned skyscrapers and shop at
supermarkets, while another genetically
similar group lives in bark huts and gathers
wild foods?\u201d

Chapter 1
\u2022Energy described: The capacity of a physical
system to do work
\u2022Energy in Ecosystems: Eating and Being Eaten

\u2013Carrying Capacity: The maximum population of a particular organism that a given environment can support without detrimental effects

\u2013Colonizers: Such as invasive species, able to spread
out and survive, taking over the colonized areas
\u2013Overshoot: To pass a limit, such as a carrying
capacity using surplus energy

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