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Inspiration for the Burned-out Localizer

What’s new about Afterburn is that it offers two things that Transitioners or anyone else who forecasts a more local future needs today: inspiration and advice for the future...

Earthern Floors: Why, How, and Where

My first step onto an earthen floor (sometimes called a ‘poured …

Showdown in Trans Pecos: Texas Ranchers Stand Up to Billionaires' Export Pipeline

Mexico’s landmark energy reforms are already having impacts north of …

No Climate Protection without Climate Justice; No Climate Justice without Degrowth

...[T]he...climate movement tends to deny...that renewables are …

Building Community from Your Front Porch

“Hi, neighbor!” After work Michelle Colussi’s husband sits on the front steps, attracting visitors young and old

"It's Time to Raise a Glass to the New Economy"

If you want to get a feel for how a place is working, visiting the high street, the town centre, gives you a very good idea.
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Back in Time: Retracing the Path to Diversity

How are some plant breeders, farmers, millers and bakers retracing the path to ancient, diverse grains that will see us eating healthier, tastier bread into the future?

Peak Oil Review - June 1

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

The energy revolution will not be televised

Energy transitions take time, a lot of time--far too much time to be shrunk …

Iowa builds a locavore community

Considering these Iowans live in the very heart of commodity-farming …

Cuba: Figuring Out Pieces of the Puzzle

Cuba is an unusual country that has been followed by many peak …

Bees and Other Pollinators Love These Flowering Plants

Given that here in the Midwest it's still planting season, and pollinators still (always!) need good habitat, I hope that anyone reading this will …

Resilience Roundup - May 29

Fossil industry faces a perfect political and technological storm...

The Power of Pattern Languages

Why are most meetings, conferences and other deliberative processes so bad?

BC Natural Gas Reserves Inflated, Revenues Overstated, Report Finds

Analyst David Hughes offers another challenge to the province's nascent …

Energy Crunch - Businesses wake up to climate action

This week, the Queen's speech assured us that the new government would …

Peak Oil Notes - May 28

Oil prices have fallen for three straight sessions this week closing …

The Era of Response

The third stage of the process of collapse, following what I’ve called …

Towards a New Municipal Agenda in Spain?

A new film explains why Spain’s right-wing press reflections on the …

Production for Use and the Cooperative Commonwealth: A Necessary Addition to the Sustainability Conversation

Producers and consumers cooperate in the creation of value and have a common …

Peak Oil in an Era of Fossil Fuel Abundance

Chris Nelder on why peak oil isn't dead.

Sea to Seed 2015 – A Sailboat Tour of Farming, Music, and Resilient Culture

And it appears that the islands of the Coast Salish Sea, recognizing that …
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