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Redefining Local

What does “local” mean when you live on a remote farm or ranch?

The New Economic Events Giving Lie to the Fiction That We Are All Selfish, Rational Materialists

Jeremy Rifkin's new book, “The Zero Marginal Cost Society,” …

Peak oil notes - April 17

A mid-week update. Oil prices in London have risen this week on concerns …

Did crude oil production actually peak in 2005?

Haven't we been hearing from the oil industry and from government …

The End of Employment

Nothing is easier, as the Long Descent begins to pick up speed around us, than giving in to despair—and nothing is more pointless.

Hemp Fiber Crop Research & Development

With the advent of state laws that overturn a sixty-year ban on hemp agriculture, a new and yet anciently rooted era of farming is on the horizon.
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The Final Word on Food Banks?

Every week, in Britain and across the world, new food banks are opening their doors.

Years of Recapping Dangerously

Just like on Game of Thrones, where winter is a destabilizing force on all …

Climate Panel Stunner: Avoiding Climate Catastrophe Is Super Cheap — But Only If We Act Now

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just issued …

Millennials and the Slave Economy

Similarities abound between today’s declining civic ethos and mid …

New Book Inspires Us to Think Like A Commoner

David Bollier, an award-winning policy strategist and …

Use Your Climate Credit to Ask for More

In the next month, millions of Californians will receive their first "climate credit."

In memoriam: Michael C. Ruppert

Investigative journalist and peak oil activist Michael C. Ruppert died Sunday, April 13, following his Lifeboat Hour radio show.

Pop-up Stores Build Local Economies Through Sharing

The idea behind pop-ups is to allow new businesses to test their products …

Don't Leave BitCoin to the Libertarians! (Or, why Your Movement Needs Open Source Money)

Among activists one often finds an aversion to even thinking about money.

The Buzz Tour: walking across England to pollinate change on climate

“What can I do about climate change?” “Very little. What …

Living Dangerously

It's happening again, a TV presentation intended to wake people up to the …

Mobilizing for the common: some lessons from Italy

What can organizers elsewhere learn from Italy’s movements?

Local Food is Not a Local Food System

Many people are now familiar with the phrase “farm-to-fork” but …

Kashagan – Back to the drawing board?

The recent shutdown of Kashagan oil field in Kazakhstan represents one …

Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change - headlines

What's in the latest IPCC report?

King Coal Is Dying a Slow Death in America

In cities choked by pollution and a world coming to grips with the realities …
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