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Closed In and Crowded Out: Urbanising against the City

European institutions were designed to direct flows of global capital. In doing so, they’ve become less accountable to people.

Rural Colorado Leads the Charge for Energy Freedom

Last week the Western Slope Colorado witnessed a huge victory for energy …

The Limits to Growth and Greece: Systemic or Financial collapse?

But, could it be that all the financial circus that we are seeing dancing in …

The Anthropocene Debate: Why is Such a Useful Concept Starting to Fall Apart?

The point is not that the Anthropocene should be …

“We are in danger of winning. But….”

First in-depth radio interview on The Winning of the Carbon War, on Radio Ecoshock. Covers road to Paris, reasons for cautious optimism, …

Greek Referendum: Euro Crisis Explodes into Dramatic Climax

Those who accuse the Greeks of “recklessness” are mistaken: the creditors’ utter contempt for democracy left them with no other …
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How Pope Francis’s climate encyclical is liberating the world

In my life there are two things that have the effect of at least somewhat isolating me from others. The first is being a writer on climate change, peak oil, and the economic crises bound up with those modern predicaments. The other is being a Christian environmentalist.

Teaching Ourselves Out of the Industrial Economy

Seeing how the collapse of economies is turning into a bit more than just a …

Agriculture Beyond Water

Drought is becoming more prevalent and causing havoc for food producers …

Renewable Energy Redoubles its Global Reach

A significant threshold has been crossed by renewable energy as analysts …

Here's What a Commons-Based Economy Looks Like

So what might a commons-based economy actually look like in its …

Grow Your Food in a Nook and Cranny Garden, Part 2

Nook and cranny gardens optimize micro-climates — water catchment for perennial plants, rocks that retain warmth to extend the growing …

If Everyone Lived in an ‘Ecovillage’, the Earth Would Still Be in Trouble

Put otherwise, based on my calculations, if the whole world came to look like one of our most successful ecovillages, we would still need one and …

Peak Oil Review - June 29

A weekly review in including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East …

Earthcare, Literally Speaking

Humans often “speak to” nature, as when we assume a dominant …

The gift of clear mind: Laudato Si'

We cannot begin to say how refreshing it is to see Pope Francis face the …

Reaction to Pope's green encyclical - June 27

(Roundup) Go and pollute no more! Hispanics hear Pope's message. …

How to Build and Plant Large Hugelkultur Berms

You can plant just about anything in your hugel beds and they will do well, …

Energy Crunch - six months to go

With fewer than six months to go until the UN climate summit in Paris, …

Resilience Roundup - June 26

Earth is on brink of a sixth mass extinction, scientists say, and it’s …

EPA's New Fracking Study: A Close Look at the Numbers Buried in the Fine Print

EPA’s draft assessment made one thing clear: fracking has repeatedly …

National Walking Summit Make Strides Toward Healthier Future For All

Walking is moving fast these days.
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