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How Nebraskans are winning the fight against Keystone XL

As congressional Republicans jockey to rush approval of the controversial infrastructure project, the millions who live along the Keystone XL’s proposed route have been left out of the conversation on Capitol Hill.

The One Way Forward

As the conventional wisdom of flat-earth cornucopians crashes and burns …

Where Do the Transition Environmental Movement and The Social Justice Movement Intersect?

Resource depletion and climate change effects various demographic groups in …

Our Renewable Future

Or, What I’ve Learned in 12 Years Writing about Energy

Message to the UK: The Fracking 'Bridge' is Burning!

British anti-frackers can celebrate this week's achievements - but the fight ahead will not be an easy one.

Green Dreams - Future or Fantasy?

David Fridley on alternative energy, what it can do, and what it can't.
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The Journey of Setting up a Reuse and Repair Centre – a Solution for a Circular economy

As consumers, we are taught to be dissatisfied with what we have.

Turn Off the Lights on the Way Out

I started this blog with a longing familiar to many: stop the world, I wanna …

The State of our Soil

Without fertile soil, we risk failing to ensure that everyone has the right …

Co-operative Commonwealth: De-commodifying Land and Money Part 3

Community Land Trusts, JAK, CoopHab and the WiR Co-operative Bank …

Climate Change Mitigation's Best-Kept Secret

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas — but there’s a lot …

Homeless Garden Project: Cultivating Community Through Urban Farming

The Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz, California is one of the many community garden projects in the area, yet is unique in its mission and …

The Precariat and the Basic Income: Part 2

“The 20th century system of economic distribution lasted for 60 years and it’s gone. The 21st century is the century of economic …

Turning Waste into Wine: A Pilgrimage to the Composted Land

It seems pretty obvious that recycling, reusing, and repurposing materials …

A Year Without the Colorado River, as Seen by Economists

Imagine if each tap that delivered water from the Colorado River – …

On Convening Faith Groups

It behoves us as Transitioners to try to diffuse a message to invite people …

Tight Oil Production Will Fade Quickly: The Truth About Rig Counts

U.S tight oil production from shale plays will fall more quickly than most …

The Precariat and the Basic Income

The concept of the precariat, from Wiktionary: “People suffering from …

Cooperatives and the Next Clothing Industry

Last October, the Sustainable Economies Law Center (the SELC) created an …

SOS: Save our Seeds

Have you ever saved seeds, joined a local seed swap or contributed to a seed …

Wood Pellets: Green Energy or New Source of CO2 Emissions?

Burning wood pellets to produce electricity is on the rise in Europe, where …

Co-operative Commonwealth: Decommodifying Land and Money, Part 2

Usury is little discussed today but it is crucial in policy terms.
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