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A limited array of Readings and Video:

Horticultural Publications & Factsheets
North Carolina State University

Food Gardening
How to Harvest, Cure, and Store Potatoes
Squash Guide 

Richard Duncan
The Olduvai Theory of Industrial Civilization
The Olduvai Theory: Energy, Population, and Industrial Civilization
The Olduvai Theory: Towards Re-Equalizing the World Standard of Living
The Peak of World Oil Production and the Road to the Olduvai Gorge
World Energy Production, Population Growth, and the Road to the Olduvai Gorge
Olduvai Cliff Revisited

Marion King Hubbert
Energy From Fossil Fuels
Nuclear Energy and the Fossil Fuels

Peak Oil
Peaking of World Oil Production: Impacts, Mitigation, and Risk Management
The Markets React to Peak Oil: Industrial Society Rides an Unstable Plateau Before the Cliff
World Oil and Gas Production Forecasts Up to 2100
The Peak and Decline of World Oil and Gas Production
Dick Cheney, Peak Oil and the Final Countdown
The End of Cheap Oil
Armed Forces, Capabilities and Technologies in the 21st Century: Environmental Dimensions of Security; Sub-study 1 Peak Oil
The Coming Oil Break Point and the Challenges Facing an Energy Dependent World: A Thousand Barrels a Second
Life After the Oil Crash

An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798)
Limits to Growth (1972)

A list of news articles, books, and web sites

Why the demise of civilization may be inevitable
Notes on the ‘Collapse of Complex Societies’
Will a pandemic bring down civilization?
Preventing Overshoot and Collapse: Managing the Earth’s Resources
On the Confounding of Overshoot and Collapse: Predictions by Economic Dynamics
The Trajectory of Empires
Sustainability or Collapse: An Integrated History and Future of People on Earth
Joseph Tainter on the Dynamics of the Collapse of Civilization
Systems: Overshoot and Collapse
Alice Friedemann: When Trucks Strop Running
Michael Dowd: Unstoppable Collapse–How to Avoid the Worst
John Michael Greer: How Civilizations Fall–A Theory of Catabolic Collapse

The Fall of Civilizations
Roman Britain
The Bronze Age Collapse
The Mayans
The Greenland Vikings
The Khmer Rouge
Easter Island
The Songhai Empire
The Sumerians
The Aztecs
The Han Dynasty

Emergency Preparedness
PDF Library

A few articles highlighting the money behind renewables (a lot from Big Oil):










Wall Street banks funding fossil fuels and renewables:




Clean Energy Funding



Here are a few articles on why alternatives do not come anywhere near fossil fuel’s energy-return-on-energy-invested and cannot ‘power’ our current lifestyles:










Here are a couple that explain why alternatives depend upon continued fossil fuel use:





Here are a handful that explain why alternatives are inadequate for significant industrial processes we rely upon:






Here are some that suggest renewable sources’ production and processing also wreak havoc on the environment:






















And here are some bonus reads:


































Carbon Capture/Net Zero



















A few texts that have helped to inform the content of the Olduvai trilogy:
Acemoglu, D., & J.A. Robinson.
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty. Crown Business, 2012. (ISBN 978-0-307-71921-8)
Ahmed, N.M..
A User’s Guide to the Crisis of Civilization: And How to Save It. Pluto Press, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-7453-3053-2)
Alton, J., & A. Alton.
The Doom and Bloom Survival Handbook: A Guide to Staying Healthy in an Uncertain Future. 2012. (ISBN 978-0615563237)
Ashworth, S..
Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2002. (ISBN 978-1-882424-58-0)
Atha., A., et al..
The Ultimate Book of Gardening. Parragon Publishing, 2002. (ISBN 0-75259-097-9)
Attwood, T., et al..
Asperger’s and Girls. Future Horizons Inc., 2006. (ISBN 978-1-932565-40-9)
Balch, J., et al..
Prescription for Natural Cures: A Self-Care Guide for Treating Health Problems with Natural Remedies Including Diet, Nutrition, Supplements, and Other Holistic Methods. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011. (ISBN 978-0-470-89177-3)
Bane, P..
The Permaculture Handbook. New Society Publishers, 2012. (ISBN 978-0-86571-666-7)
Barabasi, A..
Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life. Plume Books, 2002. (ISBN 978-0-452-28439-5)
Bernays, E..
Propaganda. iG Publishing, 1928. (ISBN 0-9703125-9-8).
Borjesson, K. (ed.).
Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press. Prometheus Books, 2004. (ISBN 978-1-59102-230-5)
Bradley, F.M., B.W. Ellis, & D.L. Martin (eds.).
The Organic Gardener’s Handbook of Natural Pest and Disease Control: A Complete Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Garden and Yard the Earth-Friendly Way. Rodale Press, 2009, (ISBN 978-1-60529-677-7)
Bricker, D., & J. Ibbitson.
The Big Shift: The Seismic Change in Canadian Politics, Business, and Culture and What It Means For Our Future. Harper Collins Publisher Ltd., 2013. (ISBN 978-1-44341-645-0)
Bridgewater, A. & G..
The Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Greener Living. Skyhorse Publishing, 2007. (ISBN 978-1-60239-163-5)
Brill, S., with E. Dean.
Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places. HarperCollins Publishers, 1994. (ISBN 978-0-688-11425-1)
Brzeezinski, Z..
The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives. Basic Books: 1997. (ISBN 978-0-465-02726-2)
Bubel, M., & Bubel, N..
Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables. Versa Press, 1979. (ISBN 978-0-88266-703-4)
Capra, F..
The Web of Life. Anchor Books, 1996. (ISBN 978-0-385-47676-8)
Casti, J..
X-Events: The Collapse of Everything. William Morrow, 2012. (ISBN 978-0-6-208828-4)
Catton, Jr., W.R..
Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change. University of Illinois Press, 1980. (ISBN 978-0-252-00988-4)
Chew, S.C..
World Ecological Degradation: Accumulation, Urbanization, and Deforestation, 3000 B.C. – A.D. 2000. Altamira Press, 2001. (ISBN 978-0-7591-0031-2)
The Recurring Dark Ages: Ecological Stress, Climate Changes, and System Transformation. Altamira Press, 2007. (ISBN 978-0-7591-0452-5)
Ecological Futures: What History Can Teach Us. Altamira Press, 2008. (ISBN 978-0-7591-0454-9)
Chioffi, N., & G. Mead.
Keeping the Harvest: Discover the Homegrown Goodness of Putting Up Your Own Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs. Storey Publishing, 2002. (ISBN 978-0-88266-650-1)
Chomsky, N..
Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance. Henry Holt and Company, 2003. (ISBN 0-8050-7400-7)
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies. Anansi Press, 2003. (ISBN 978-0-88784-574-1)
Clark, W.R..
Petrodollar Warfare: Oil, Iraq and the Future of the Dollar. New Society Publishers, 2005. (ISBN 978-0-86571-514-1)
Corsi, J.R..
Who Really Killed Kennedy? 50 Years Later: Stunning New Revelations About the JFK Assassination. WND Books, 2013. (ISBN 978-193806710-5)
Costenbader, C..
Food Drying Techniques. Storey Publishing, 1999. (ISBN 978-1-58017-218-9)
Cunnington, Y..
Basic Gardening: A Guide for the Horticulturally Helpless. Key Porter Books Limited 2008. (ISBN 978-1-55267-552-6)
Damerow, G..
Building Chicken Coops. Storey Publishing, 1999. (ISBN 978-1-58017-273-8)
Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens. Storey Publishing, 2010. (ISBN 978-1-60342-469-1)
Damerow, G. (ed.).
The Backyard Homestead: Guide to Raising Farm Animals. Storey Publishing, 2011. (ISBN 978-1-60345-969-6)
Department of the Army.
Emergency War Surgery: The Survivalist’s Medical Desk Reference. Skyhorse Publishing, 2012. (ISBN 978-1-61608-390-5)
Diamond, J..
The Third Chimpanzee.
Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. Penguin Books, 2005/2011. (ISBN 978-0-14-311700-1)
Guns, Germs, and Steel. W.W. Norton & Company, 1999. (ISBN 978-0-393-31755-8)
The World Until Yesterday: What We Can Learn From Traditional Societies. Penguin Books, 2012. (ISBN 978-0-670-02481-0)
Douthwaite, R., & G. Fallon (eds.).
Fleeing Vesuvius: Overcoming the Risks of Economic and Environmental Collapse. New Society Publishers, 2011. (ISBN 978-0-86571-699-5)
Dyer, G..
Climate Wars. Vintage Canada: 2008. (ISBN 978-0-307-35584-3)
Easterbrook, E..
First Aid, CPR & AED Reference Manual, 10th Edition. Workplace Medical Corp., 2012.
Eastman, W.F..
A Guide to Canning, Freezing, Curing & Smoking Meat, Fish & Game. Storey Publishing, 2002. (ISBN 978-1-58017-457-2)
Estulin, D..
The True Story of the Bilderberg Group. Independent Publishers Group, 2009. (ISBN 978-0-9777953-4-5)
Feinstein, A..
The Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. (ISBN 978-0-374-20838-7)
Fergusson, A..
When Money Dies: The Nightmare of Deficit Spending, Devaluation, and Hyperinflation in Weimar Germany. Public Affairs, 1975. (ISBN 978-1-58648-994-6)
Ferguson, N..
Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power. Basic Books, 2002. (ISBN 0-465-02329-0)
The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World. Penguin Books, 2008. (ISBN 978-0-14-311617-2)
Flannery, T..
Now or Never: Why We Need to Act Now to Achieve a Sustainable Future. HaperCollins Publishers Ltd., 2009. (ISBN 978-1-55468-605-6)
Fodor, E..
The Solar Food Dryer: How to Make and Use Your Own High-Performance, Sun-Powered Food Dehydrator. New Society Publishers, 2006. (ISBN 978-0-86571-544-8)
Foot, D., & D. Stoffman.
Boom, Bust, & Echo: How to Profit From the Coming Demographic Shift. Macfarlane, Walter, and Ross, 1996. (ISBN 0-921912097-8)
Forgey, W..
Basic Illustrated Wilderness First Aid. Globe Pequot Press, 2008. (ISBN 978-0-7627-4764-1)
Gardner, D..
Risk: Why We Fear the Things We Shouldn’t–and Put Ourselves in Greater Danger. McClelland & Stewart, 2008. (ISBN 978-0-7710-3259-2)
The Science of Fear: How the Culture of Fear Manipulates Your Brain. Penguin Books, 2009. (ISBN 978-0-452-29546-9)
Future Babble: Why Expert Predictions Fail–And Why We Believe Them Anyway. McClelland & Stewart, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-7710-3513-5)
Gardeners & Farmers of Terre Vivante.
Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning. Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 1999. (ISBN 978-1-933392-59-2)
Gehring, A.R. (ed.).
Back to Basics: A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills. Skyhorse Publishing, 2008. (ISBN 978-1-60239-233-5)
Green, D..
Guide to Canadian Vegetable Gardening. Cool Springs Press, 2009. (ISBN 978-1-59186-456-1)
Greer, J.M..
The Long Descent: A User’s Guide to the End of the Industrial Age. New Society Publishers, 2008. (ISBN 978-0-86571-609-4)
Decline and Fall: The End of Empire and the Future of Democracy in 21st Century America. New Society Publishers, 2014. (ISBN 978-0-86571-764-0)
Griffen. G.E..
The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve, 4th Edition. American Media, 2002. (ISBN 978-0-912986-39-5)
Gore, A..
Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit. Rodale, 2006. (ISBN 978-1-59486-637-1)
Government of Canada.
Power Outages: What to do? 2011. (ISBN 978-1-100-17947-6)
Severe Storms: What to do? 2011. (ISBN 978-1-100-17949-0)
Heath, J..
Filthy Lucre: Economics For People Who Hate Capitalism. HarpersCollins Publishers Inc., 2009. (ISBN 978-1-55468-374-1)
Heinberg, R..
Peak Everything: Waking Up to the Century of Declines. New Society Publishers, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-86571-645-2)
The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. New Society Publishers, 2011. (ISBN 978-0-86571-695-7).
Heinberg, R., & D. Lerch (eds.).
The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st Century’s Sustainability Crisis. Watershed Media, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-9709500-6-2)
Hobson, P..
Build Your Own Underground Root Cellar. Storey Publishing, 1981. (ISBN 978-0-88266-290-9)
Hole, L..
Lois Hole’s Vegetable Favorites. Lone Pine Publishing, 1993. (ISBN 978-1-55105-072-0)
Holzer, S..
Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale, Integrative Farming and Gardening. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2004. (ISBN 978-1-60358-370-1)
Homer-Dixon, T..
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization
. Vintage Canada, 2007. (ISBN 978-0-676-97723-3)
Homer-Dixon, T. (ed.).
Carbon Shift: How Peak Oil and the Climate Crisis Will Change Canada (and Our Lives). Vintage Canada, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-307-35719-9)
Hopkins, R..
The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2008. (ISBN 978-1-900322-18-8)
The Transition Companion: Making Your Community More Reselient in Uncertain Times. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2011. (ISBN 978-1-60538-392-3)
Huff, M., & A.L. Roth.
Censored 2013: Dispatches From the Media Revolution. Seven Stories Press, 2012. (ISBN 978-1-60980-422-0)
Hugh Smith, C..
Survival +: Structuring Prosperity for Yourself and the Nation, 2nd Edition. 2010. (ISBN 978-1-44956-344-8)
Jackson, T..
Prosperity Without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet. Earthscan, 2009. (ISBN 978-1-84971-323-8)
Jeffers, H.P..
The Complete Idiot’s Guide: The Great Depression. Alpha Books, 2002. (ISBN 978-0-02-864289-5)
Johnson, N..
Simple Complexity: A Clear Guide to Complexity Theory. Oneworld Publications, 2007. (ISBN 978-1-85168-630-8)
Johnson, R.., & the Editors of Outdoor Life, with R.F. James.
Outdoor Life, The Ultimate Survival Manual: 333 Skills That Will Get You Out Alive. Weldon Owen, 2012. (ISBN 978-1-61628-218-9)
Kaplan, R..
The Revenge of Geography. Randon House, 2012. (ISBN 978-1-4000-3683-5)
Kean, T.H. (chair) et al..
The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States. W.W. Norton and Company. (ISBN 0-393-32671-3)
Keen, S..
Debunking Economics: The Naked Emperor Dethroned? Zed Books, 2011. (ISBN 978-84813-993-0)
Kindleberger, C.P., and R.Z. Aliber.
Maniacs, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises, 6th Edition. Palgrave-Macmillan, 2011. (ISBN 9-780230-365353)
Kunstler, J. H..
The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century. Grove Press, 2009/2006/2005. (ISBN 978-0-8021-4249-8)
Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology, and the Fate of the Nation. Grove Press, 2012. (ISBN 978-0-8021-2144-8)
Layton, P..
Emergency Food Storage & Survival Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Family Safe in a Crisis. Three Rivers Press, 2002. (ISBN 978-0-7615-6367-9)
Leech, J., & J. McNish.
The Third Rail: Confronting Our Pension Failures. McLelland & Stewart, 2013. (ISBN 978-0-7710-4663-6)
Lynn, M..
Bust: Greece, The Euro, and the Sovereign Debt Crisis. Bloomberg Press, 2011. (ISBN 978-0-470-97611-1)
Lucht,. B. (ed.).
Ideas: Brilliant Thinkers Speak Their Minds. Goose Lane Editions, 2005. (ISBN 0-86492-439-9)
Ludwig. A..
Water Storage: Tanks, Cisterns, Aquifers, and Ponds. Oasis Design, 2011. (ISBN 0-9643433-6-3)
Luther, D..
The Prepper’s Water Survival Guide: Harvest, Treat, and Store Your Most Vital Resource. Ulysses Press, 2015. (ISBN 978-1-61243-448-3)
MacCaskey, M., B. Marken, & the Editors of the National Gardening Association.
Gardening for Dummies, 2nd Edition. IDG Books Worldwide, 1999. (ISBN 1-56884-5130-2)
Madigan, C. (ed.).
The Backyard Homestead. Storey Publishing, LLC, 2009. (ISBN 978-1-60342-138-6)
Makela, C..
Making Natural Milk Soap. Storey Publishing, 1999. (ISBN 978-1-58017-220-2)
Markham, B.L..
Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on ¼ Acre. Skyhorse Publishing, 2010. (ISBN 978-1-60239-984-6)
Martenson, C..
The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future of Our Economy, Energy, and Environment. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 2011. (ISBN 978-0-470-92764-9)
Martenson, C., & A. Taggart.
Prosper: How to Prepare for the Future and Create a World Worth Inheriting. Peak Prosperity Books, 2015. (ISBN 978-1-937832-76-6)
Martin, D.L., & G. Gershuny (eds.).
The Rodale Book of Composting: Easy Methods for Every Gardener. Rodale Press, 1992. (ISBN 978-0-87857-991-4)
Mauldin, J., & J. Tepper.
Endgame: The End of the Debt Supercycle and How It Changes Everything. Wiley, 2011. (ISBN 978-1-118-00457-9)
McAnany, P.A., & N. Yoffee (eds.).
Questioning Collapse: Human Resilience, Ecological Vulnerability, and the Aftermath of Empire. Cambridge University Press, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-51-73366-3)
McKibben, B..
earth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-307-39918-2)
McNab, C..
Living Off the Land: An Illustrated Guide to Tracking, Building Traps, Constructing Shelters, Toolmaking, Finding Water, Foraging For Food, and Much More. The Lyons Press, 2007/2002. (ISBN 978-1-59921-068-1)
McPherson, J., & G..
Naked Into the Wilderness: Primitive Wilderness Living & Survival Skills. Prairie Wolf, 1993. (ISBN 0-967877-7-6)
Meadows, D..
Thinking In Systems: A Primer. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2008. (ISBN 978-1-60358-055-7)
Meadows, D., J. Randers, & D. Meadows.
Limits to Growth: The 30-Year Update. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2004. (ISBN 978-1-931498-58-6)
Mettler, J.J. Jr..
Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game. Storey Publishing, 2003. (ISBN 978-0-88266-391-3)
Minsky, H..
Stabilizing an Unstable Economy. McGraw-Hill, 2008. (ISBN 978-0-07-159299-4)
Mises, L.V..
The Theory of Money and Credit. Pacific Publishing Studio, 2010. (ISBN 978-1-451-57817-1)
Montegomery, D.R..
Dirt: The Erosion of Civilization. University of California Press, 2012. (ISBN 978-0-520-27290-3)
Montgomery, D..
Mountainman Crafts and Skills: A Fully Illustrated Guide to Wilderness Living and Survival, 2nd Edition. The Lyons Press, 2008. (ISBN 978-1-59921-343-9)
Morton, D..
A Short History of Canada, 6th Edition. McClelland & Stewart, 2006. (ISBN 978-0-7710-6480-7)
A Military History of Canada, 5th Edition. McClelland & Steward, 2007. (ISBN 978-0-7710-6481-4)
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.
The 9/11 Commission Report. W.W. Norton & Company. (ISBN 0-393-32671-3)
Nickens, T.E., & the Editors of Field & Stream.
The Total Outdoorsman Manual: 374 Skills You Need. Weldon Owen Inc., 2011. (ISBN 978-1-61628-061-1)
Odum, H.T..
Environment, Power, and Society For the Twenty-First Century: The Hierarchy of Energy. Columbia University Press, 2007. (ISBN 978-0-231-12887-2)
Ontario’s Hunter Education Manual. Queen’s Printer for Ontario, 2014. (ISSN 1929-8285)
Orlov, D..
The Five Stages of Collapse: Survivor’s Toolkit. New Society Publishers, 2013. (ISBN 978-0-86571-736-7)
Pasekoff Weinberg, N..
Making Herbal Hand Creams and Salves. Storey Publishing, 2000. (ISBN 978-1-58017-303-2)
Paul, R..
End the Fed. Grand Central Publishing, 2009. (ISBN 978-0-446-54917-2)
The Revolution: A Manifesto. Grand Central Publishing, 2009. (ISBN 978-0-446-53752-0)
Liberty Defined. Grand Central Publishing, 2011. (ISBN 978-1-4555-0144-1)
Prechter Jr., R.R..
Conquer the Crash: You Can Survive and Prosper in a Deflationary Depression. John Wiley & Sons, 2002. (ISBN 0-470-84982-7)
Quigley, C..
The Evolution of Civilizations: An Introduction to Historical Analysis, 2nd Edition. Liberty Fund, 1979. (ISBN 978-0-913966-57-0)
Reid, T..
The Everything Guide to Living Off the Grid: A Back-to-Basics Manual For Independent Living. Adam’s Media, 2011. (ISBN 978-1-4405-1275-9)
Reinhart, C.M., & K.S. Rogoff.
This Time is Different: A Panoramic View of Eight Centuries of Financial Crises. April 16, 2008.
Rickards, J..
Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis. Penquin Group, 2011. (ISBN 978-1-59184-449-5)
Rothbard, M..
Anatomy of the State. Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2009. (ISBN 978-80-87888-43-8)
Roubini, N..
Crisis Economics: A Crash Course For the Future of Finance. Penquin Books, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-14-311963-0)
Rubin, J..
Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller. Vintage Canada, 2009. (ISBN 978-0-307-35752-6)
Ruppert, M..
Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil. New Society Publishers, 2004. (ISBN 978-0-86571-540-0)
Confronting Collapse: The Crisis of Energy and Money in a Post Oil World. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2009.  (ISBN 978-1-60358-164-3)
Schiff, P.D..
The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy–How To Save Yourself and Your Country. St. Martin’s Press, 2012. (ISBN: 978-1-250-00447-5).
Schimelpfenig, T..
Wilderness Medicine. Stackpole Books, 2008. (ISBN 978-0-8117-3306—9)
Seymour, J..
Self-Sufficient Life and How To Live It: The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide. DK Publishing, 2009. (ISBN 978-0-7566-5450-4)
Siegchrist, C..
Building and Using Cold Frames. Storey Publising, 1980. (ISBN 978-0-88266-213-8)
Smil, V..
Global Catastrophes and Trends: The Next Fifty Years. MIT Press, 2008. (ISBN 978-0-262-19586-7)
Energy Myths and Realities: Brining Science to the Energy Policy Debate. AEI Press, 2010. (ISBN 98-0-8447-4328-3)
Prime Movers of Globalization: The History and Impact of Diesel Engines and Gas Turbines. MIT Press, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-262-01443-4)
Smith, L.C..
The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization’s Northern Future. Dutton, 2010. (ISBN 978-0-525-95181-0)
Stager, C..
Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth. HarperCollins, 2011. (ISBN 9-781554-686629)
St. John Ambulance.
The Complete Guide to First Aid and CPR: First On the Scene, 4th Edition. 2009. (ISBN 1-894070-54-2)
Stein, M..
When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency. Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2008. (ISBN 978-1-933392-45-5)
Steil, B..
The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Makng of a New World Order. Princeton University Press, 2013. (ISBN 978-0-691-14909-7)
Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin.
Build a Smokehouse. Storey Publishing, 1981. (ISBN 978-0-88266-295-4)
Cold Storage For Fruits & Vegetables. Storey Publishing, 1988. (ISBN 978-0-88266-327-2)
Strauss. W., & N. Howe.
The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy, What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous with Destiny. Broadway Books, 1997. (ISBN 0-7679-0046-4)
Tainter, J.A..
The Collapse of Complex Societies. Cambridge University Press, 1988. (ISBN 978-0-521-38673-9)
Sussman, B..
Climategate. WorldNetDaily, 2010. (ISBN 978-193507183-9)
Suzuki, D..
Inventing the Future: Reflections on Science, Technology and Nature. Stoddart Publishing, 1989. (ISBN 0-7737-2354-4)
Tainter, J., & T.W. Patzek.
Drilling Down: The Gulf Oil Debacle and Our Energy Dilemma. Copernicus Books, Springer Science+Business Media, 2012. (ISBN 978-1-4419-7676-5)
Taleb, N.N..
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets. Random House, 2005. (ISBN 970-0-8129-7521-5)
The Black Swan: The Impact of the Improbable. Random House, 2010/2007. (ISBN 978-0-8129-7381-5)
Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder. Random House, 2012. (ISBN 978-1-4000-6782-4)
Tierney, B. et al. (eds.)
What is History—Fact or Fancy? 3rd Edition. Random House, 1977. (ISBN 394-32006-9)
Trigger, B..
Time and Traditions: Essays in Archaeological Interpretation. Columbia University Press, 1978. (ISBN 0-231-04548-4)
Turchin. P., & S.A. Nefedov..
Secular Cycles. Princeton University Press, 2009. (ISBN 978-0-691-13696-7)
Turk, J., & J. Rubino.
The Collapse of the Dollar and How to Profit From It: Make a Fortune by Investing in Gold and Other Hard Assets. Random House, Inc., 2004. (ISBN 978-0-385-51224-4)
Twitchell, M..
What to Do When the Power Fails. Storey Publishing, 1999. (ISBN 978-1-58017-197-4)
Tzu, S..
The Art of War. Shambhala Publications, 1988. (ISBN 978-1-59030-225-5)
Vaughan, J.G., & C.A. Geissler.
The New Oxford Book of Food Plants. Oxford University Press, 2009. (ISBN 978-0-19-954946-7)
von Bertalanffy, L..
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