Richard Heinberg, Renowned Author and Senior Fellow at Post Carbon Institute, will Speak on VoiceAmerica's ZOOM'D Leadership about Life after Peak Oil

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Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow-in-Residence at Post Carbon Institute and author of nine books including the recently released Blackout, joins ZOOM'D Leadership Monday, November 2 at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel for a provocative review of the ever-growing urgency to transition away from fossil fuels.

Richard Heinberg, perhaps best known as a leading educator on Peak Oil (the point at which we reach maximum global oil production), joins host John Schmidt on VoiceAmerica's ZOOM'D Leadership on Monday, November 2 at 11 AM Pacific Time/ 2 PM Eastern Time to explore the tenuousness of our current way of living, describe how we are trapped by both high and low oil prices, and provide a vision for a truly sustainable future.

Richard is widely regarded as one of the world's most effective communicators about the urgent need to transition away from fossil fuels. He has used a wry, unflinching approach based on facts and realism to convey this position in nine books, including The Party's Over, Peak Everything, and the recent Blackout: Coal, Climate and the Last Energy Crisis. His latest book brings critical information to the debate about coal as an energy source in the face of climate change. Blackout sends a powerful message: With less than twenty years before US coal production peaks and no viable means to produce "clean coal," the need to transition entirely to renewable energy is more critical than ever.

As Senior Fellow-in-Residence at Post Carbon Institute, Richard speaks out about Peak Oil and the resulting devastating impact it will have on our economic, food, and transportation systems. He is a sought-after speaker who has presented around the world and has been featured in many documentaries, including End of Suburbia and Leonardo DiCaprio's film The 11th Hour. Richard has appeared on ABC's Good Morning America, Canadian Broadcasting Television, BBC, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and Al Jazeera, as well as numerous radio programs (national NPR) and print publications (TIME magazine).

ZOOM'D Leadership explores the importance of changing the way we pursue the future. ZOOM'D takes listeners out to the big picture, in to the up-close-and-personal, and toward a future of constant renewal. Whether focused on the economic crisis, energy, climate change, or sustainability at large, the show examines patterns at play, drivers behind them, and perspectives of leadership.

ZOOM'D Leadership airs live on Mondays at 11 AM Pacific / 1 PM Central / 2 PM Eastern on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel. To access the show, log on at business. All shows will be available in John Schmidt's Content Library on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel for on-demand and podcast download.

The VoiceAmericaTM Network offers the latest conversations in a talk radio format, providing education, interaction, and advice on key issues live, on demand as well as through pod cast download. If interested in hosting a talk radio show on VoiceAmerica Network, contact Jeff Spenard, President of Internet Radio at 480-294-6417 or at jeff.spenard @

Contact Executive Producer Dave Kredell at 480-244-3436 for advertising / sponsorship information or other show details.

About ZOOM'D Leadership Host John D. Schmidt and Avastone Consulting:
John D. Schmidt is founder and CEO of Avastone Consulting, an international consultancy committed to the vitality and sustainability of client organizations and the larger global community. John serves as advisor to global corporations and nongovernmental enterprises and is a thinker, designer, and practitioner in integral approaches to complex challenges and human development. Avastone provides executive, leadership, and organizational development services to Fortune 500 companies and other complex organizations, enabling them to realize the potential of people and the human system at work.

About VoiceAmerica / Modavox:
(OTC.BB MDVX), Modavox is the leading producer and distributor of online talk radio content, streaming approximately 250 hours of live programs and scheduled replays weekly on its Modavox VoiceAmerica™ Network ( Modavox, Inc. ( is a pioneer in internet broadcasting, producing and syndicating online audio and video, and offering innovative, effective and comprehensive online tools for reaching targeted niche communities worldwide. Through its patented Modavox technology, Modavox delivers content straight to desktops and Internet-enabled devices. Modavox provides managed access for live and on-demand internet broadcasting and syndication, content management, online meetings, event management, enterprise communications and distance learning.

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