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Mobilising a counter-hegemonic climate movement

...never has it been more important to embrace a collective demand for ‘system change’ as the surest way to limit global warming and ensure environmental sustainability.

More Fun, Less Stuff

Sarah tells us about life beyond consumerism, translating online community …

How do we make our water supply sustainable?

Like many things in modern life, the vast majority of our current water and …

Ebola as a game-changer

In crises, anxiety focuses attention. I am continuing to focus on …

Welcome to the 21st Century

This is the time for our species to “turn 21”: to transition from adolescence to responsible adulthood as citizens of the planet, …

Paul Krugman’s Errors and Omissions

In a New York Times op-ed published September 18 titled “Errors and Emissions,” economist-columnist Paul Krugman took a swipe at my organization, Post Carbon Institute, lumping us together with the Koch brothers as purveyors of …
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Ur-ganic: An Alpine Township Considers Banning Pesticides

Should agricultural pesticides be banned to protect the health of the residents, the surrounding ecosystem and the integrity of the township's historical agricultural practices?

Peak Oil Review - Sept 22

A weekly update, including: - Oil and the global economy -The Middle East …

Low Oil Prices: Sign of a Debt Bubble Collapse, Leading to the End of Oil Supply

Oil and other commodity prices have recently been dropping. Is this good …

Kostakis & Bauwens: Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy

Michel Bauwens and Vasilis Kostakis have just published a new book that …

Defining the Simple Life

The simple life is almost as hard to define as it is to live.

A Land Under Waves

Why does a man who knows about global warming and rising sea levels live by a saltwater canal where his back yard ends twenty inches above the …

A Fig in Minnesota!!

f you find yourself in a climate like mine, know that it is not completely impossible to enjoy this exotic fruit, you just have to work a lot …

Population & aging - Sept 20

 New report overturns 20-year consensus on population estimates. New …

Beyond divestment: climate-concerned philanthropists pledge to move billions to wind and solar

Groups have been divesting money from oil, coal, and gas for years. Now …

How Land Trusts Can Counter New Urbanism's Gentrifying Tendencies

There are some exciting aspects to New Urbanism but there are downsides as …

The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises

I say: rock that boat. It’s a lifeboat; maybe the people in it will …

Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from the Hot Zone

Just after Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy …

With 38% of Global Shale Gas Located in Regions of Water Stress, More Oversight of Fracking is Urgently Needed

As more data emerge, shale gas increasingly appears to be in the cross-hairs …

Farmers Refusing to Follow the Herd

By producing, processing and packaging the milk themselves in smaller …

Energy Crunch: What next for Scottish energy?

 So it’s a no. Months of debate are finally over. But …

Falling Empires  

John Michael Greer returns in Extraenvironmentalist #81. Then,Chris …
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