Literally: "head of poplar".
Expression used in high-alpine dialect
to nominate an"idiot".
REVERSE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
References

REFERENCES

Decline

Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen’s book La décroissance. Entropie-Ecologie-Economie : Sang de la terre (1979) for download at

http://classiques.uqac.ca/contemporains/georgescu_roegen_nicolas/decroissance/decroissance.html


Human activity

Dominique Meda's book Le travail, une valeur en voie de disparition (Work, a vanishing value) see:

http://www.alternatives-economiques.fr/le-travail-une-valeur-en-voie-de-disparition-dominique-meda_fr_art_81_7958.html


The Meadows report – Donella Meadows, Dennis Meadows, Jorgen Randers Limits to growth: The 30-Year Update – Chelsea Green (2004).

http://www.chelseagreen.com/authors/donella_meadows


Jared Diamond’s book Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

http://www.cafe-geo.net/article.php3?id_article=896


Albert Cotte’s book La vie de ceux d'avant ne doit pas s’oublier : souvenirs d’un simple paysan de la vallée d’Asse. Mane (Salagon 04 300) : (The Life of Those Who Came Before) Les Alpes de lumière 1990 – 159 p. n°105/106.


Climate

The French Geological Society’s Les climats passés de la terre (The Earth’s Past Climates), Vuibert Publications. Conference by Monica Rotaru.

http://planet-terre.ens-lyon.fr/planetterre/XML/db/planetterre/metadata/SMIL-SGF-ROTARU.xml


Oil

A document by Jean Laherrere, Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas (ASPO).

http://www.oilcrisis.com/laherrere/Pau20070510.pdf


The document of the ministry for the economy and finances, oil industry in 2004, edition 2005.

http://lesrapports.ladocumentationfrancaise.fr/BRP/054000323/0000.pdf


ASPO newsletter (Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas).

http://www.peakoil.net/aspo-newsletter


Coal

BP Statistical Review on Coal.

http://www.bp.com/liveassets/bp_internet/globalbp/globalbp_uk_english/reports_and_publications/statistical_energy_review_2008/STAGING/local_assets/2009_downloads/coal_table_of_proved_coal_reserves_2009.pdf


Minerals

QUID statistics on minerals.

http://www.quid.fr/2007/Principaux_Secteurs_Economiques/Donnees_Globales/1

Illustration of Mendeleev’s periodic table of the elements

http://blog.neogandalf.com/public/images/tableau_mendeleiev.jpg


Population

French population research institute INED’s review, Population et Sociétés, Issue #394, "Evolution du nombre des hommes" by Jean-Noël Biraben, October 2003.

http://www.ined.fr/fr/ressources_documentation/publications/pop_soc/bdd/publication/534/


The INED report Tous les pays du monde (2009) by Gilles Pison.

http://www.ined.fr/fichier/t_telechargement/21864/telechargement_fichier_fr_publi_pdf1_458.pdf


UN website on populations.

http://esa.un.org/unpp/


Population Reference Bureau website

http://www.prb.org/DataFinder.aspx


Reliable references

A website on the post-oil era and preparing for self-sufficiency.

http://apres.petrole.online.fr/


A website on oil depletion. Gives a number of scenarios for the future.

http://watd.wuthering-heights.co.uk/francais/fpages/fintroduction.html


Seeds

An association that markets and promotes the use of reproducible seeds.

http://www.kokopelli.asso.fr/


The nuclear industry and CO2

A presentation on the nuclear industry and CO2

http://www.peakoil.org.au/news/index.php?does_nuclear_energy_produce_no_co2.htm

A study on the nuclear industry and CO2

http://www.isa.org.usyd.edu.au/publications/documents/ISA_Nuclear_Report.pdf

Critical thinking

Today’s technological reality, given to you straight.

http://www.piecesetmaindoeuvre.com/




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