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Biophilic cities: Going beyond green

‘Biophilia’ might not yet be part of your daily lingo, but the concept of biophilic cities, which puts nature at the heart of urban development, is inspiring innovative minds around the globe.

Faircoin as the First Global Commons Currency?

A key element of the Fair-Coop vision is a cryptocurrency, Faircoin, which …

Uncharted Territory for a System in Overshoot

We are in uncharted territory with the Ebola virus disease (EVD). This …

Post-Capitalism

What is more relevant to me than the fiction of property is the …

California Neighborhood Food Act Signed

On September 26, Governor Jerry Brown signed SELC's Neighborhood Food Act, AB 2561, and several other bills seeking to promote local and …

Scots lost out in UK oil and gas endgame

Those 24 Gboe (oil and gas) hotly debated during the independence campaign appear to be largely exagerated because half of that includes …
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Building Community Through Permaculture

The idea that we can use design to strengthen relationships between parts of the city,,,is essential for the emergence of a sustainable society.

Beyond Treaties: A New Way of Framing Global Climate Action

As negotiators look to next year’s UN climate conference in Paris, …

Long-standing economic resistance went mainstream at People’s Climate March

Combined, the People’s Climate March on Sunday followed by Flood Wall …

Building Economic Democracy & Radical Inclusivity

We spoke with Aaron about the transformative power of grassroots organizing …

Recommended Reading for the UN International Year of Soils 2015

If you never thought 'dirt' could be interesting or ultra …

Climate Reckoning: My Own Private Coal Story

The takeaway: Strip-mining more than stripped the land; it stripped the traces of any human contact.

"No Ordinary Conference": The Fourth Degrowth Conference in Leipzig

Degrowth is a movement built around a critique of the growth economy, which draws strongly on the limits to growth (cf also The Growth Illusion of …

Building Different Relationships Before It's Too Late   

Journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges took time during his September …

#MapJam 2.0 to Put the New Economy on the Map!

This October, the Sharing Cities Network will launch the Second Annual …

Plowing Bedrock: How bad is soil erosion in US cropland?

A statement in JM Greer's blog last month challenged everything I thought I …

Peak Oil Review - Sept 29

 A weekly update, including -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle …

Extracting ourselves from the extractivist mindset

Review of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate" by …

Free Range Child – Raising Children Connected To The Earth & Their Food (film sneak peek)

Partnering with children, parents, farmers, and professionals, we seek to …

Resilient Cities Through Public Spaces and Placemaking in Urbanization

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you care about your community.

Making Space for Flowers

...making space for nature goes beyond the world of nature reserves, …

Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

The People’s Climate March, which saw hundreds of thousands around the …
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