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Change Everything or Face A Global Katrina

For me, the road to This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate begins in a very specific time and place.

From Concrete to Green: Urban Agriculture Initiative Seeks to Transform LA River into Ag Oasis

“How do we get into schools to help bring children up to be good …

Europe Oil Consumption Peaked in 2005

Consumption peaked 7 years after the production peak and is falling now in …

Deflationary Collapse Ahead?

Both the stock market and oil prices have been plunging. Is this …

“You Fly to the Edge of the Tar Sands, and ... No Life”

University of Montana professor George Price on permaculture, race, and how he's standing up to tar sands extraction.

Should We Move to Bioregionalism?

“It’s time to consider that bioregional self-sufficiency—the principle of meeting human needs within the constraints of resource …
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A Willingness to Try Again: Resilience Reflections with Brian Miller

Anyone who farms experiences setbacks on a daily basis. That rate of failure and a willingness to try again seems teach a few practical lessons in being resilient.

Peak Oil Review - Aug 31

 A weekly roundup, including: -Oil and the global economy -The Middle …

Top 10 Reasons to Read “Vermont Dollars, Vermont Sense

Whether or not you live in Vermont this new handbook presents 28 specific …

Anxiety turns to fear: Markets, energy, Pan and the Zeitgeist

The characteristic feeling of the post-2008 world has been one of anxiety. …

The Collapse of Western Civilization: Review

Collapse is a scenario of decline. The question is whether it is a …

Don’t jump to Rasher Conclusions. Pigs offer Bacon of Hope to Sustainable Food Systems

The access to local and sustainable pork tells a story of its own.

Alternatives to Capitalism

It is said that capitalism believes in competition but hates competitors. With this thoughtful book, Robin Hahnel and Erik Olin Wright aim to …

The Anthropocene and Ozymandias

Much has been made lately of the so-called Anthropocene — the idea …

Connecting Placemaking and Resilience in New York’s Coastal Areas

A resilient place has traditionally been considered one that is capable of …

Resilience Roundup - Aug 28

China air pollution: Beijing records its cleanest air ever | Global sea …

Everything Gardens: Growing Transition Culture

Academic work on Transition can often be infuriating rather than illuminating.

Rethinking Degrowth: Islamic Perspectives

With the “Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change” …

Two Peachy Economies

I cheer for the local food movement every chance I get, but I’m a …

Own a Home in Just Four Years? This Co-Op Program Keeps Workers in the Neighborhood

Alex Cedeño quit renting two years ago. Now, he has just two years …

Peak Oil Notes - Aug 27

A midweek update. Oil prices fell sharply on Monday in response to another …

Retrotopia: Dawn Train from Pittsburgh

This is the first of a series of posts using the tools of narrative fiction …
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