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The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises

I say: rock that boat. It’s a lifeboat; maybe the people in it will wake up and start rowing.

How Land Trusts Can Counter New Urbanism's Gentrifying Tendencies

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

Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from the Hot Zone

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

America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!

Three more years? That’s pretty scary! Surely there must be …

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 of the water-energy nexus, and far too little is being done to defuse …

Farmers Refusing to Follow the Herd

By producing, processing and packaging the milk themselves in smaller operations, dairy farmers can bypass the big processors and retailers and …
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There's a lot more to Transition than community gardens

There is little mindfulness about how the way in which we communicate our message comes across to people beyond the bubble.

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 …

Resilience Roundup - Sept 18

 A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and …

Making Space for Nature: The Community Charter

Firstly, we can work hard at reviving our local economies and …

Josh Fox: It’s Easy to Switch to Renewable Energy

Solutions Grassroots is a reaction to how often people asked the renewable energy question on our tour. So it was a response to our audience, a …

Fighting Hunger with Street Smarts

In a city that has nearly 30 farmers markets and the most restaurants per capita nationwide, it may be hard to believe that thousands of adults …

A Public Bank Option for Scotland

Scottish voters will go to the polls on September 18th to decide whether …

Ur-ganic: An Alpine Township Considers Banning Pesticides

Should agricultural pesticides be banned to protect the health of the …

Peak oil notes - Sept 18

A mid-week update. After a $2 a barrel jump on Tuesday, NY futures slid back …

Dark Age America: The End of the Old Order

Capital of every kind has to be maintained, and as a civilization adds to …

Growstuff Uses Open Data to Help Local Gardeners

Growstuff provides information gathered from local gardeners on …

Naomi Klein on the Great Clash Between Capitalism and the Climate

Naomi Klein's new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate …

10-Day Local Food Challenge Update: 9/16

Local food as a consumer preference is definitely on the rise.

The 4th International Degrowth Conference: New Convergences

Degrowth? For most Americans, the idea of a movement dedicated to …

How to Make Farm-to-Table A Truly Sustainable Movement

Chef Dan Barber says the farm-to-table movement that he helped build has …
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