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The Working Wilderness

Knowledge and ethics, neither without the other, I suddenly saw, are the key to good land stewardship.

The Carbon Divide  

NYT's Andrew Revkin on American attitudes about climate change and related …

Big City Living May Help You Slow Down, Stress Less, and Be Happy‏. Really!

Cittaslow grew out of Slow Food, a local food movement founded in 1986 to …

The Great Burning

What will we do when the Great Burning comes to an end?

Divest From Fossil Fuels Movement Explodes Across the U.S.

Many students have vowed to ramp up their divestment campaigns at universities across America this spring.

Soil is the Stomach of the Plant

The dark mysterious world of soil biology is rarely brought to the daylight of people’s understanding, even in the organic movement, due to …
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Permaculture: the design arm of a paradigm shift

Permaculture is what we use to put into action our growing understanding that humans must fit into the web-work of the rest of life or we’ll make this planet uninhabitable for us and for countless other species. It gives us tools for social justice and for working together.

Saudi Arabia’s Oil-Price War Is With Stupid Money

Saudi Arabia is not trying to crush U.S. shale plays. Its oil-price …

Raising Minimum Wage: We’re in This Together

On Wednesday, food workers and other low-wage earners around the country …

Obama’s Trade Agreements are a Gift to Corporations

On Thursday, legislation moved forward that would give President Obama …

How to Free the Soil by Depaving

How much thought do you give to pavement?

Getting from Here to There

Business-as-usual is sure to deliver us a future that is both unsustainable and undesirable, with climate change arguably our most pressing problem.

Crisis, Opportunity and Climate Austerity in Drought-Stricken California

In the midst of a severe drought, California Gov. Jerry Brown has enacted the state’s first mandatory water cuts.

Peak Oil, Ten or So Years On

This blog began seven years and almost a thousand posts ago, and I thought …

Rural Rambles

Still, I hope there is some value to reclaiming the old roads and byways of …

Peak Oil Review - Apr 20

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

Spain's CIC Tries to Build a New Economy from the Ground Up

The Catalan Integral Cooperative (CIC, pronounced “seek”) is …

Resilience Roundup - Apr 17

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

Harvard Students Expand Blockade Calling for School to Divest from Fossil Fuels

Students at Harvard University have expanded their blockade of key …

A DIY Tree Grafting Handout

I am pretty excited to be sharing some awesome homesteading skills with …

Looking for Some Answers

Jason Heppenstall looks for some ways to deal with the psychological aspects …

The Renewable Revolution

Don’t hold your breath, but future historians may look back on 2015 as …
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