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Six Myths About Climate Change that Liberals Rarely Question

Either you will continue to buy, use, and consume as if there is no tomorrow; or you will make substantial changes to the way you live.

Beyond Cabbage — The Fermentistas Show Us How     

Let’s cultivate fermented food not only because it’s healthy, …

Monster Wells: Hundreds Of Fracking Wells Using 10-25 Million Gallons of Water Each

While the oil and gas industry likes to claim that fracking is not an …

Renewable energy: does it need critically rare materials?

A recent study concludes that the problem of mineral availability …

SELC Celebrates Victories and Launches Seed Library Campaign

Now in its fifth year, SELC is a driving force for the new economy, doing pioneering work around worker cooperatives, home-based food businesses, …

Off with their heads: mowing with a European scythe

This year I learned how to use a European scythe for mowing and trimming.
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How to Start a Bike Kitchen

A bike kitchen is a place for people to repair their bikes, learn safe cycling, make bicycling more accessible, build community, and support sustainable transportation by getting more people on bikes.

Revolucíon

"Marx said the opium of the masses was religion. For the USA, it's …

Greenhorns report on the national FFA convention

The FFA is turning these next-in-line farmers, agriscientists, ag teachers …

Ferguson Rorschach

The violence, police-state rules, military occupation, censorship – it …

Debating the Sharing Economy

Is this sharing's big breakthrough? Or business as usual?

The Real Cost of Fracking: How America’s Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food

The first researchers to systematically document ill health in livestock, pets, and people living near fracking drill sites were Michelle …

Challenging (Crude) Convention

Some suggest we are nearing a time of oil and economic security not seen in decades. If only that were true.

Atamai Village: An Experiment in Resilient Community

Post Carbon Institute’s Associate Director Ken White recently visited …

Waking Up to the Water: An Ecocentric Vision of Human Identity in the 21st Century

Life is all about information. Whether you are a plant, a tree, a chimp or a …

Peak Oil Review - Nov 24

 A weeikly roundup, including: -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle …

Review: The Alien Effect by Cary Neeper

There’s a lot in Cary Neeper’s Archives of Varok novels. They …

Leaders of the Young Agrarian Movement Face the Future

A conversation with leaders of the new young agrarian movement...

Continuing With The Insanity

A few stories from a single issue of the Financial Times show how little …

Nuclear war: A forgotten threat to human sustainability

The possibility of a new Cold War between Russia and the United States and …

Fossil-fueled Republicanism

Pop the champagne corks in Washington! It’s party time for Big …

A little hope on climate change

Looking for a little hope on climate change? Believe it or not, it’s …
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