Watch: 300 Years of Fossil-Fueled Growth in 5 Minutes (Video)

Fossil fuels have powered human growth and ingenuity for centuries. Now that we're reaching the end of cheap and abundant oil and coal supplies, we're in for an exciting ride. While there's a real risk that we'll fall off a cliff, there's still time to control our transition to a post-carbon future.


And now, for your viewing and sharing pleasure we bring you 300 YEARS OF FOSSIL FUELED GROWTH IN 5 MINUTES:

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Written and narrated by PCI Senior Fellow Richard Heinberg.

Animated by the wonderful team (we highly recommend them for animation projects) at MONSTRO DESIGN.

Background beats ("Can I Kick It?") by A Tribe Called Quest

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