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Arguments against GMOs

Reductionist science is not the answer to the problems engendered by a finite biosphere with a human population in overshoot.

Progress Toward a True-Cost Economy Now Comes From Developments in Renewable Energy

A renewable energy revolution is sweeping the planet. This revolution has …

We Are Seneca Lake: Josh Fox & Fracking Opponents Fight Natural Gas Storage Site in Upstate NY

With over 250 arrests and counting, We Are Seneca Lake is becoming one of …

The IMF Tells a Half-Truth

On May 18 the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report …

Human manure: Closing the nutrient loop

Using human urine and faeces as fertiliser may seem an unappetising concept but it’s been common practice for centuries.

Resilience Roundup - May 22

 Shell’s Arctic voyage marks beginning of peak oil era...
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Resilience Reflections with Robert Jensen

My biggest setback was being born white, male, middle class, and a citizen of the United States.

Peak Oil Notes - May 22

A midweek roundup. After a five-session losing streak, oil prices reversed …

Soil Science Spelled It Out A Whole Century Ago

An organic farm marketer brought me a strange book to read and I can’t …

Albert Einstein, Soil, Honey Bees and Biodiversity

Among the manifold quotes that are attributed to Albert Einstein, are …

These Friends from High School Bought an Abandoned Factory. Now They're Distilling Artisanal Whiskeys

“If we can put this building back to work, we can put any …

California State of Emergency: Up To 105,000 Gallons of Oil Spill in Santa Barbara from Plains All American Pipeline

Up to 105,000 gallons of oil obtained via offshore drilling have spilled from a pipeline owned by Plains All American at Refugio State Beach in …

In Defence of Wellbeing

William Davies’ new book The Happiness Industry is a fascinating and vivid journey through the history of economics, advertising, …

The Era of Impact

The era of impact is the point at which it becomes clear to most people that …

Review: Afterburn by Richard Heinberg

Heinberg, who has few peers in the art of distilling complex messages down …

Hijacking the Anthropocene

How the anti-green ‘Breakthrough Institute’ misrepresents …

Pitt Students Plan Urban Ag Law Firm in the Iron City

Will the growth of urban agriculture bring with it the growth of urban …

Claim the Sky!

By asserting that all of us collectively own the sky, we can begin to use …

NACTO Report Links Station Density to Bike Share Usage, Equity

A new report argues that consistent, close station design is crucial to …

Self-Help by the People: A Short History of Cooperatives in Britain, With a Foray into the United States

This is the story of 175 years of successful self-help, of an international …

Seattle activists throw ‘unwelcome party’ for Arctic-bound Shell oil rig

With the Polar Pioneer’s 400 by 300-foot dimensions, the fight over …

Living Big in a Tiny House – The Transforming Castle House Truck

With the average size of houses having increased over recent decades, there …
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