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Coexistence: The Power of the Flerd

The power of carbon + coexistence struck me while visiting a farm in New South Wales, Australia, a few years ago.

Even climate change experts and activists might be in denial

One could argue that those who are very close to the reality of climate …

Oil Prices as an Indicator of Global Economic Conditions

But another reason oil prices have slid so much is weakness in demand for …

The Surprising Data Behind Shale Oil

Hooray, oil is suddenly much cheaper than it used to be. That's …

Connecting with Nature: Farmsters + Citizen Science

This week on Sea Change Radio, we feature Lauren Markham who has chronicled the new generation of hipster farmers, or “farmsters, and …

A Framework for New Economy Organizing

When I first got involved in the co-op movement I didn’t do it because I thought the co-operative model was an end in itself.
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“Farming with Native Beneficial Insects” Means Solving for Pattern

A necessary guide for anyone who farms, gardens, or who wants to learn more about ecology-based land management

Omni Commons Opens Collaborative Space for Collectives in Oakland

As urban property becomes more unaffordable and commercialized and the …

Brighton Food Waste Collective

What I love most about this project is the way it delivers multiple benefits …

How Technological Progress can Generate a Faster Collapse

The collapse of the North Atlantic cod fishery industry gives us a good …

Public Health’s Response to Decline: Loyalty to the 1%

American institutions are in decline and rife with corruption …

Fighting Back Against Oil Bomb Trains

Crude by rail has increased 4,000 percent across the country since 2008 and California is feeling the effects.

How a Startup D.C. Purchasing Coop Saved Members $1 Million

A social-purpose cooperative that leverages the buying power of community institutions, the Community Purchasing Alliance (CPA)...helps over 130 …

Emissions-Cutting Deal Reached at COP 20 Lima, But Will It Help Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change?

After more than 30 hours of extended talks, a global agreement on climate …

Right to Land and Seed

“Food sovereignty” is the main political demand of the landless …

The Global Bankers’ Coup: Bail-In and the Shadowy Financial Stability Board

On December 11, 2014, the US House passed a bill repealing the Dodd-Frank …

Peak Oil Review - Dec 15

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

Announcing the Community Currency Knowledge Gateway

After years of work and international experimentation, NEF is excited to …

Review: Degrowth, The Book

In industrialized societies, where so many people regard economic growth as …

Chemicals from Fracking, Acidizing, and Gravel Packing Make us Sick

Based on peer-reviewed studies, accident reports, and investigative …

The high cost of low-priced oil

As a consumer of oil, you may regard recent sharp declines in the world oil …

The Guardian and Monbiot versus Forbes and Worstall

Is it not also time for a government commission on post-growth economics?
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