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In Search of Oil Realism

Russell Gold's Wall Street Journal article "Why Peak-Oil Predictions Haven't Come True" hit the web yesterday. 

Peak oil notes - Oct 2

A mid-week update. Brent crude fell to its lowest level in more than two …

Don’t muddle energy efficiency with reducing emissions!

 I don’t think Zachary’s arguments that “Naomi Klein …

Post-Capitalism

What is more relevant to me than the fiction of property is the …

Permaculture and the Myth of Scarcity

"[While] the transitional period may involve temporary food shortages and real hardship, permaculture methods can easily feed the peak world …

Resilience Roundup - Oct 2

 A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
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Extracting ourselves from the extractivist mindset

Review of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate" by Naomi Klein.

Life in a 'degrowth' economy

What does genuine economic progress look like?

The Buffalo Wind

I’ve talked more than once in these essays about the challenge of …

Gatekeeping

How do communities set the boundaries that define and protect their shared …

Multi-Functional Plants for the Permaculture Garden

If you have a choice of planting a tree, shrub, vine, herbaceous …

Not in Anybody’s Backyard

 The EPA’s new oil refinery rules are another half-step toward environmental justice.

Rivers Need a Thorough Health Exam

It might be surprising that globally we don’t systematically monitor the health of our rivers. Imagine damming and diverting the arteries …

What Century Are You In? Take the Econ 101 quiz…

So, how’s the state of your Econ 101? I’m talking about those …

Faircoin as the First Global Commons Currency?

A key element of the Fair-Coop vision is a cryptocurrency, Faircoin, which …

Biophilic cities: Going beyond green

‘Biophilia’ might not yet be part of your daily lingo, but the …

Uncharted Territory for a System in Overshoot

We are in uncharted territory with the Ebola virus disease (EVD). This …

California Neighborhood Food Act Signed

On September 26, Governor Jerry Brown signed SELC's Neighborhood Food Act, …

Scots lost out in UK oil and gas endgame

Those 24 Gboe (oil and gas) hotly debated during the independence campaign …

Beyond Treaties: A New Way of Framing Global Climate Action

As negotiators look to next year’s UN climate conference in Paris, …

Long-standing economic resistance went mainstream at People’s Climate March

Combined, the People’s Climate March on Sunday followed by Flood Wall …

Building Economic Democracy & Radical Inclusivity

We spoke with Aaron about the transformative power of grassroots organizing …
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