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Faces of Fracking: Rosanna Esparza

As an environmental journalist I meet a lot of environmental organizers – it’s par for the course. But Rosanna is not like any I’ve come across before.

Review: Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist

It’s remarkable how much information this slim paperback carries. It …

Peak oil notes - Oct 30

A mid-week update. After trading quietly on Monday and Tuesday at …

Living and Breathing in a 'Black Swan' World

Resilience...is the capacity to make ongoing adjustments to …

World Crude Oil Production and the Oil Price

How far the oil price will come down and for how long it will stay “low” is now anyone’s guess. A declining price results from …

Weathering the Storms, Planting the Seeds

Fundamentally, we have to “hospice what’s left of the system we’re leaving behind, while planting the seeds for the future …
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Could do better: why we must set young minds free

It is time all young people knew this: the work of our time is the work of reconnection, regeneration, restoration and reconciliation.

U.S. Energy Policies Based on Inflated Fracking Predictions: Post Carbon Institute Report

Economic predictions about the fracking industry's potential growth have for …

Dark Age America: Involuntary Simplicity

The political transformations that have occupied the last four posts in this …

Why Resilience?

While there are many definitions of resilience, it can generally be defined …

These Two People Want to Change the World Through Cooking and Food Choices

When Adam Aronovitz and Alissa Bilfield set out to travel the …

What the Cowboy-Indian Alliance Means for America and the Climate Movement

The Cowboy-Indian Alliance made waves in April when participants led a five-day "Reject and Protect" campaign in Washington, D.C., …

Drilling Deeper: New Report Casts Doubt on Fracking Production Numbers

Post Carbon Institute has published a report calling into question the production statistics touted by promoters of hydraulic fracturing or fracking.

Spokes on the anti-austerity wheel: moving beyond reform

If we want to envision an anti-austerity movement that can genuinely empower …

The Not-for-Profit World beyond Capitalism

Beyond capitalism lies the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible. …

Innovations in Energy Storage Provide Boost for Renewables

Intermittency has long been considered the Achilles heel of renewable power …

Why We Can’t Ditch the 2 C Warming Goal

On Oct. 1, David G. Victor and Charles F. Kennel wrote an opinion piece that …

Shashe farmers demonstrate practical food sovereignty

Food sovereignty as a concept is under debate by various actors in the …

Why Do Banks Want Our Deposits? Hint: It’s Not to Make Loans.

Many authorities have said it: banks do not lend their deposits. They create …

Review: This Changes Everything - Capitalism vs. the Climate

Climate activists, she believes, need to take a similarly clear moral …

The Cost of Cheap Oil

The world price of oil - Brent Crude - fell below $84 per barrel on October …

The Revolution That Wasn’t: Why the Fracking Phenomenon Will Leave Us High and Dry

A new, landmark report shows that hopes of a long-term golden era in …
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