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Bruce Charles 'Bill' Mollison 1928-2016, co-founder of permaculture

Bill Mollison has left a worldwide movement of remarkable resilience. He has left much useful information and not a few words of guidance and encouragement for those who will miss him most.

The System of Rice Intensification and Its International Community of Practice

SRI is open-source. It does not belong to anyone, but is shared as a …

Capitalism and (De)Growth

I think about capitalism as a moment. A blink in time.

Just 16,000 Catenary Trucks Would Use All of California’s Electricity with only 2400 to 8300 Miles of Overhead Wires

It makes sense to electrify trucks since fuel from oil, coal, and …

Urban Transition Cities Movement

Our Transition Initiative is called Urban Transition Cities Movement (UTCM). It is an intergenerational and multi-disciplinary movement that …

US Study Confirms Rapid Increase of Methane Emissions by Oil and Gas

Another U.S. scientific study has confirmed that methane emissions from oil and gas activity are increasing more rapidly than previously …
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Why the Food Movement is Unstoppable

In the simplest terms possible, the opposite of neoliberal ideology is not communism or socialism, it is the food movement.

Carbon Tracker Analysis: ‘Renewables are Already Outcompeting Fossil Fuels’

Clean technologies are already cheaper, on average, than the incumbent …

School Days in 2040: Beatriz' Day at the Freire School of Activism

At this school students are activists first, students second. They’re …

Photo Essay: Community Gardens Change Lives

Community gardens and urban agriculture projects are a powerful way for …

Marginal Productivity Theory

Economists tell us how consumers on the market, …

Scientists Uncover Surprising Source of Carbon Storage Hidden in Plain Sight

Agroforestry — integrating trees into cropland or pastureland — is often discussed as a promising strategy for helping to ease the …

Timeline: The Past, Present and Future of Germany’s Energiewende

The Energiewende (energy transition) is an internationally recognised example of Germans’ love for compound nouns, where two previously …

Agreeable Agriculture With Eric Toensmeier  

Can simply changing how and what we grow really make a difference to a …

A Time for Retrovation

Most people in today’s industrial society believe, or think they …

Winter is Coming – Standing Rock Digs in for the Long Haul

Here at Standing Rock, North Dakota, the largest gathering of different …

Two Urban Farms in Ohio Offer Hope and Food Access to Community in Need

Two five-acre urban farms in Columbus, Ohio are offering a hardy mixture of …

Clothing with a Conscience

Space Between is a New Zealand social enterprise challenging waste and …

Young farmers, Brexit and Future Prospects

While there remains a good deal of uncertainty, it is clear to me that …

Review: Dark Gold by Carolyn Baker

In her current work, Baker helps others prepare emotionally and spiritually …

Re-imagining the Polity for a Networked Humanity

Can we envision some sort of transnational polity that could leapfrog over …

The Sower's Way: the Path for the Future

Our paper on "The Sower's Way" has been published in the IOP …
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