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Bombs for Butterflies

I’m here to tell you about a weapon that could change the world. Discharging it in public wouldn’t harm any living creature; it wouldn’t even land you in jail.

World Oil Production at 3/31/2014-Where are We Headed?

The standard way to make forecasts of almost anything is to look at recent …

We’re at TTIPing point

Put bluntly, both EU and US corporate lobby groups, and their political …

Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere

The people who agreed to spend their days digging coal from the …

The Art of Fermentation

One way to reduce household energy use associated with food is to adopt fermentation as a primary means of food preservation.

Pennsylvania Auditor: State Department of Environmental Protection Was Unprepared For Shale Industry’s Growth

The Pennsylvania auditor general on Tuesday confirmed what was never up for debate for environmental groups and residents—the state was …
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Crops of the past and future

Developing perennial varieties of grains, legumes, and vegetables can help save precious soil.

Inequality soaring with bloated executive pay

As income inequality in Britain continues to rise, research conducted by a …

Peak oil notes - July 24

A midweek update. New York crude futures have traded in a narrow range …

The Gray Light of Morning

I try to wear my archdruid’s hat lightly in these essays, but every so …

Back to the Garden

The natural paradise that surrounds us is our true home, both …

Top 10 Signs of U.S. Empire's Passing

Will the forces of hate and domination prevail....Or will enough people and communities willingly abandon the vision of empire, and reassert …

Onshore Wind Power Is Now Cheapest Form Of New Electricity In Denmark

A new analysis from the government of Denmark found that wind power is by far the cheapest new form of electricity in the country.

Sophy Banks on Creating a Culture of Celebration

My favourite statistic at the moment is that healthy, happy, resilient …

The Future Looks Bleak For Coal And We Shouldn’t Invest In It

In the transition towards a post-carbon future, infrastructure built today …

Start Sharing: Interview with 'Legal Rebel' Janelle Orsi

In this episode of The Good Stuff, Annie sits down with sharing champion and …

Two Realities

Our contemporary world is host to two coexisting but fundamentally …

Blockupy and beyond

The blockade of the European Central Bank in 2012 and 2013 started as a …

Top 10 books for summer

We’ve put together our list of top 10 new book releases, just in time …

Hard facts about fracking

A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a …

Keeping Oil Production From Falling

Production flows from a given oil field naturally decline over time, but we …

Planet’s Hottest June On Record Follows Hottest May

Last month was the warmest June since records began being kept in 1880, the …
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