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Prosperous Descent: Crisis as Opportunity in an Age of Limits

Uncivilising ourselves from our destructive civilisation and building something new is the great, undefined, creative challenge we face in coming decades – which is a challenge both of opposition and renewal.

How the ‘Paddle in Seattle’ Plans to Beat Shell

Seattle has become a hub of anti-extraction activism.

Worker Cooperatives – An Alternative for Youth

Worker cooperatives are rising, and youth are increasingly becoming a part …

Arguments against GMOs

Reductionist science is not the answer to the problems engendered …

BC LNG Lost Its Window of Opportunity, Study Finds

The window of opportunity to capture Asian gas markets has eluded proposed liquefied natural gas projects in British Columbia, and as a …

Fossil Fuels and Haymaking

Haymaking is a battle, a war with time and nature, a struggle whose sole aim is to make “all flesh grass”.
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Resilience Reflections with Robert Jensen

My biggest setback was being born white, male, middle class, and a citizen of the United States.

Honeybee Collapse is the Result of Their Enslavement in Industrial Monocultures

The problem of Colony Collapse Disorder is a symptom of transient …

Peak Oil Review - May 26

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

Is the slowdown in productivity growth a result of energy costs?

The high energy prices of the last decade or so may be, in part, responsible …

Progress Toward a True-Cost Economy Now Comes From Developments in Renewable Energy

A renewable energy revolution is sweeping the planet. This …

We Are Seneca Lake: Josh Fox & Fracking Opponents Fight Natural Gas Storage Site in Upstate NY

With over 250 arrests and counting, We Are Seneca Lake is becoming one of the largest environmental civil disobedience protests in New York history.

Human manure: Closing the nutrient loop

Using human urine and faeces as fertiliser may seem an unappetising concept but it’s been common practice for centuries.

Resilience Roundup - May 22

 Shell’s Arctic voyage marks beginning of peak oil era...

Peak Oil Notes - May 22

A midweek roundup. After a five-session losing streak, oil prices reversed …

Soil Science Spelled It Out A Whole Century Ago

An organic farm marketer brought me a strange book to read and I can’t …

Albert Einstein, Soil, Honey Bees and Biodiversity

Among the manifold quotes that are attributed to Albert Einstein, are …

These Friends from High School Bought an Abandoned Factory. Now They're Distilling Artisanal Whiskeys

“If we can put this building back to work, we can put any building in …

California State of Emergency: Up To 105,000 Gallons of Oil Spill in Santa Barbara from Plains All American Pipeline

Up to 105,000 gallons of oil obtained via offshore drilling have spilled …

In Defence of Wellbeing

William Davies’ new book The Happiness Industry is a fascinating and …

The Era of Impact

The era of impact is the point at which it becomes clear to most people that …

Review: Afterburn by Richard Heinberg

Heinberg, who has few peers in the art of distilling complex messages down …
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