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The return of Occupy London: this time it’s truly political

This week, stalwarts of the Occupy Democracy campaign in Britain are continuing to stand their ground in Parliament Square.

Piercing the technology bubble

 This weekend, October 25 and 26, I will be joining leading …

Combat vs. climate: the military and climate security budgets compared

A new report connects U.S. military engagement and the threat of climate …

The Next Financial Crisis May Be Just Around the Corner

As growth stalls, stocks tumble and investors fret, the question …

Oxford Real Farming Conference: power, lies, and the need for agrarian resistance

The world’s global strategy of food and farming is founded on three great untruths – lies, in effect -- which between them are …

Beating Climate Change by Retooling the Economy—The Story Begins in Navajo Country

While the burning of fossil fuels causes climate change, simply shutting down these industries leaves workers and their families behind, and often …
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Learning From Ancient Human Cultures

We are much more into securing our future based on accumulation rather than on sharing.

Achieving Sustainable Societies: Lessons from Modelling the Ancient Maya

The ancient Maya provide an example of a complex social-ecological system …

Economics As If Future Generations Mattered

One of the key barriers to taking action on the paramount issues of our time …

Resilience Roundup - Oct 24

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

Strips of Native Prairie Protect Farm Soil

A new conservation practice reduces cropland erosion to …

On Public Health and Energy

Among the many radical changes that have transformed society since the birth of industrialism, perhaps none have had as great an impact as the …

Eight Pieces of Our oil Price Predicament

A person might think that oil prices would be fairly stable. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to work that way recently. Let me explain at least a few of the issues involved.

Letter to the PM outlining how 2°C demands an 80% cut in EU emissions by 2030

The letter summarises why the IPCC’s carbon budgets for a …

Seeding change

73% of seed crops are now ‘owned’ by 10 corporations – …

A Paradox to Savor: A High-Quality, Free Economics Textbook

Wow, a fresh set of voices in the study of economics that go well beyond the …

Living and Breathing in a 'Black Swan' World

Resilience...is the capacity to make ongoing adjustments to changing …

A Pink Slip for the Progress Fairy

...I’m going to spend this week’s post summarizing the the …

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 23

 A mid-week update. New York oil futures traded around $82 a …

Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure for Urban Energy Systems

Extreme weather from climate change and growing urbanization are making …

Fracking Ban Ballot Initiatives Intensify

County ballot issues to ban fracking could have a large impact outside those …

Bringing the Jungle to the City

A techno-shamanic quest to reconnect urban life to ecological reality.
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