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Why the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement May Ultimately Win

The fossil fuel divestment campaign has so far persuaded only a handful of universities and investment funds to change their policies. But if the movement can help shift public opinion about climate change, its …

Evidence Released at TransCanada’s Keystone XL Permit Renewal Hearing Sheds Light On Serious Pipeline Risks

Just because TransCanada continually states that the Keystone XL pipeline …

New Currencies and their Relationship with Fiat Currency

Creating and maintaining a currency without any interaction with fiat is …

Shale Gas Reality Check

Recently, the EIA released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015 and so …

What to Tell the Neighbors: Talking Resilience with Marissa Mommaerts

We can't have resilient communities if we don't have justice. We're only as resilient as those around us, whether that be our family, our …

To Survive In Farming, Try Taoism

I never did learn to go with the flow. I just got old and had to.
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The Gift of the Maya

"The Maya forest garden holds, in its ramblings and roots, a hidden-in-plain-sight way through our present crises."

World's Oceans Could Rise Higher, Sooner, Faster Than Most Thought Possible

New research shows that consensus estimates of sea level increases may be …

Peak Oil Notes - July 30

Much of the news that will eventually move oil prices came on the …

The Cimmerian Hypothesis, Part Three: The End of the Dream

Cities are thus the Petri dishes in which civilizations ripen their ideas to …

Low-Tech Living as a "Demand-Side" Response to Climate Change and Peak Oil

Energy is often called the ‘lifeblood’ of …

Higher-risk 'Shallow Fracking' More Common than Suspected: Study

The fracking of oil and gas less than a mile from aquifers or the Earth's surface now takes place across North America with few restrictions, …

The Transformative Power of Climate Truth: Updated w Encyclical Material

Our mission is to initiate a World War II-scale mobilization that protects civilization and the natural world from climate catastrophe by …

What About Innovating Beyond the Growth Trap? A Challenge to the Ecofiscal Commission’s Growth Fixation

A new voice has emerged recently in Canada called the “Ecofiscal …

Owning Food: In Search of a Common Good

Understanding property rights helps to explain the structural problems in …

The PAH: Defending the Right to Housing in Spain

In Spain, where the government bails out banks, the Platform for People …

Resilience: A New Conservation Strategy for a Warming World

As climate change puts ecosystems and species at risk, conservationists are …

New Book Does a Deep Dive Into Running a Seed Library

In her new book, Seed Libraries: and Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the …

The Case for a “Jazz Revolution” Against Corporate Capitalism

Should checkerboard revolutionaries let their preference for incremental, …

The Incredible Industrial Egg

Eggs 101 is “Brought to you by the American Egg Board,” the …

Reclaiming a Public Space

Active citizens in West São Paulo have revitalized a square to create …

Harvest Season

Regardless of the “when,” a careful harvest, with work and …
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