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Ways to Create a Democratized Economy

Is there any path toward a more democratic, equal and ecologically sustainable society? What can one person do?

Are We Hard-Wired to Think We Can Grow Forever?

If rational arguments were primary catalysts for social change, perhaps a …

Frack Waste Investigation Launched by Pennsylvania Congressman

In light of an increasing number of studies showing that fracking produces …

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 …

The Peak Oil Crisis: A Reality Check

For the last four or five years, we have been bombarded with a stream of stories about the “shale revolution.

Resilience Roundup - Oct 31

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

Review: Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist

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

World Crude Oil Production and the Oil Price

How far the oil price will come down and for how long it will stay …

Faces of Fracking: Rosanna Esparza

As an environmental journalist I meet a lot of environmental organizers …

Peak oil notes - Oct 30

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

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 …

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

Economic predictions about the fracking industry's potential growth have for the most part gone unquestioned — until now.

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 world and …

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

The Cowboy-Indian Alliance made waves in April when participants led a …

Drilling Deeper: New Report Casts Doubt on Fracking Production Numbers

Post Carbon Institute has published a report calling into question the …

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 …
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