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Déjà Vu All Over Again

Every square on the bingo card marked “economic debacle” has been filled in with a pen dipped in fracking fluid.

Falling Oil Prices Could Rock Canada's Politics

What do the plummeting oil prices tell us not only about our near term …

Peak Oil Notes - Dec 18

Most observers are saying the pause in the rapid decline in oil prices is …

The Surprising Data Behind Shale Oil

Hooray, oil is suddenly much cheaper than it used to be. That's …

Review: Degrowth – A Vocabulary for a New Era

Before anything else it seems important to say that there are lots of chapters in this book that I think are quite excellent as short pithy …

Breaking: Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State

In a victory for environmental, health and community activists, fracking has been banned in New York state.
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“Farming with Native Beneficial Insects” Means Solving for Pattern

A necessary guide for anyone who farms, gardens, or who wants to learn more about ecology-based land management

Even climate change experts and activists might be in denial

One could argue that those who are very close to the reality of climate …

Oil Prices as an Indicator of Global Economic Conditions

But another reason oil prices have slid so much is weakness in demand for …

Connecting with Nature: Farmsters + Citizen Science  

This week on Sea Change Radio, we feature Lauren Markham who has chronicled …

A Framework for New Economy Organizing

When I first got involved in the co-op movement I didn’t do …

Omni Commons Opens Collaborative Space for Collectives in Oakland

As urban property becomes more unaffordable and commercialized and the commons disappear, some groups are pooling their resources for shared …

Brighton Food Waste Collective

What I love most about this project is the way it delivers multiple benefits at once....bringing people together to solve communal problems in the …

Coexistence: The Power of the Flerd

The power of carbon + coexistence struck me while visiting a farm in New …

How Technological Progress can Generate a Faster Collapse

The collapse of the North Atlantic cod fishery industry gives us a good …

Public Health’s Response to Decline: Loyalty to the 1%

American institutions are in decline and rife with corruption brought on by …

Fighting Back Against Oil Bomb Trains

Crude by rail has increased 4,000 percent across the country since 2008 and …

How a Startup D.C. Purchasing Coop Saved Members $1 Million

A social-purpose cooperative that leverages the buying power of community …

Emissions-Cutting Deal Reached at COP 20 Lima, But Will It Help Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change?

After more than 30 hours of extended talks, a global agreement on climate …

Right to Land and Seed

“Food sovereignty” is the main political demand of the landless …

The Global Bankers’ Coup: Bail-In and the Shadowy Financial Stability Board

On December 11, 2014, the US House passed a bill repealing the Dodd-Frank …

Peak Oil Review - Dec 15

A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & …
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