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Block Power

Genuine communities place members in a circle of support rather than in a pyramid powered by interpersonal competition for external rewards.

Chalk Like an Egyptian

The authors ran their observations through a mathematical model and provided …

Peak oil review - Sept 15

 A weekly update including, -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle …

America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!

Three more years? That’s pretty scary! Surely there must be …

Why We March

On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate …

Making markets mainstream

For most small-scale farmers and producers, the local farmers’ market is the engine of their business.
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The Revenge of the Circulating Fan

Cooling people by increasing local airflow is at least ten times more energy efficient than refrigerating the air in a given space, and it also adds the benefit of a personally controlled thermal environment.

Watching The World Go By: Iceland

When we think of Iceland, thoughts of sustainable fisheries and renewable …

Who Will Carry Big Dividend Checks at the People's Climate March?

There are many challenges in communicating about climate change and its best …

Are we on the path of 'Limits to Growth'?

Researchers are finding that the business-as-usual scenario in the 1972 …

Structuring our Beloved Communities?

In the early days of the US civil rights movement, Martin Luther …

Tiny Textiles’ Big Philosophy

...each Tiny Textiles piece embodies the fibershed, from the soil of the pastured wool, to the seeds of an urban dye garden, and the spirit of the …

Resilience Roundup - Sept 11

 A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

Can Carbon Capture Technology Be Part of the Climate Solution?

Some scientists and analysts are touting carbon capture and storage as a …

Peak oil notes - Sept 11

A mid-week update. So far this week, oil prices in New York and London …

A New Economy is Emerging

Sandy tells of localism, emergence, a new type of financial system, and more...

Migrant Farmworkers Find Paths Out of Poverty Through Incubator Farms

ALBA is one of a growing number of “incubator farms” across the …

Demands for the People's Climate March and Beyond: Introducing the Pledge To Mobilize

The lack of demands at the People's Climate March is a golden opportunity. …

The "Upstream" Story that Hasn't Been Told

We changed our name to emphasize that critical environmental solutions to …

Technological Superstitions

Mutatis mutandis, that’s what happened to most of the other grand …

Mass. Judge Proclaims Climate Urgency in Ruling that Frees Lobster Boat Blockade Activists

A pair of climate activists prepared to invoke climate change as their …

Power Hungry

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known as a 'big thinker' when it …
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