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The Accelerated Crash Course

This Accelerated Crash Course video condenses over 4.5 hours' worth of detailed material on the trends most likely to shape your future into an easy-to-follow exploration that takes less than an hour to view.

Please take the time to watch it. It could very well be the most important life investment you can make with an hour of your time. » Read more

The Crash Course

The Crash Course will provide you with the context for the massive changes now underway, as economic growth as we've known it is ending due to depleting resources.

But it also offers real hope. Those individuals who take informed action today, while we still have time, can lower their exposure to these coming trends -- and even discover a better way of life in the process. We'll show you how. » Read more

The Crash Course: "Classic" version

The Crash Course seeks to provide you with a baseline understanding of the economy so that you can better appreciate the risks that we all face. The Intro below is separated from the rest of the sections because you'll only need to see it once...it tells you about how the Crash Course came to be. » Read more

The Crash Course

The Crash Course will provide you with the context for the massive changes now underway, as economic growth as we've known it is ending due to depleting resources.

But it also offers real hope. Those individuals who take informed action today, while we still have time, can lower their exposure to these coming trends -- and even discover a better way of life in the process. We'll show you how. » Read more

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Is there really a Limit to Population Growth?

As a subscriber, I am very happy with Chris' analyses on the economy and how to prepare for the coming financial disaster.

I do not agree, however, with Chris premise that we are anywhere near a limit to population growth.

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The Martenson Insider - July 3, 2010

In This Newsletter
  • My Yahoo! Finance Article: A Sneak Peek
  • Next Week’s Public Event—The Crash Course Live
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The Martenson Report: Year of the Tiger

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Executive Summary

  • China is pursuing an active policy of resource mercantilism.
  • China appears to be strategically preparing for resource scarcity.
  • China's auto sales have surpassed those of the US.
  • This year China also edged out Germany as the top exporter.
  • As China's economy expands, its energy use increases.
  • The US should be stewarding its remaining resources and transitioning deliberately to a very different economic model, but instead we are wasting both time and resources.
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Managing the collapse

I've started this thread because it's one of my favorite subjects, and as someone pointed out, it was off topic on the Depression and Marriage Problems thread.....  so here's what started it off on that thread:

ao wrote:
Davos wrote:

When you get down to it, as the smartest investor I know explained it to me: It ISN'T peak oil or peak any resource. It is peak population.

Davos,

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Peak Resources.....then what

I recently watched a Trailer for a documentary called "the end of Poverty".  Then reality hit and I realized that Poverty will never end.  But why?  Why is it, that with so much wealth/resources on this planet do we still have extreme poor pockets of society domestic and foreign?  Will the consumption rates and peak resources available one day meet, causing massive resource wars, international and domestic?

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Richard Heinberg at his best

Recently I’ve begun compiling a list of things to be cheerful about. Here are some items that should bring a smile to any environmentalist’s lips: