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The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises

I say: rock that boat. It’s a lifeboat; maybe the people in it will wake up and start rowing.

Population & aging - Sept 20

 New report overturns 20-year consensus on population estimates. New …

Beyond divestment: climate-concerned philanthropists pledge to move billions to wind and solar

Groups have been divesting money from oil, coal, and gas for years. Now …

America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!

Three more years? That’s pretty scary! Surely there must be …

How Land Trusts Can Counter New Urbanism's Gentrifying Tendencies

There are some exciting aspects to New Urbanism but there are downsides as well, including the displacement of lower-income people as new urbanism …

Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from the Hot Zone

Just after Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, called the ebola outbreak "completely …
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There's a lot more to Transition than community gardens

There is little mindfulness about how the way in which we communicate our message comes across to people beyond the bubble.

With 38% of Global Shale Gas Located in Regions of Water Stress, More Oversight of Fracking is Urgently Needed

As more data emerge, shale gas increasingly appears to be in the cross-hairs …

Farmers Refusing to Follow the Herd

By producing, processing and packaging the milk themselves in smaller …

Energy Crunch: What next for Scottish energy?

 So it’s a no. Months of debate are finally over. But …

Falling Empires  

John Michael Greer returns in Extraenvironmentalist #81. …

Resilience Roundup - Sept 18

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

Making Space for Nature: The Community Charter

Firstly, we can work hard at reviving our local economies and creating green jobs but if we neglect to pay attention to the wellbeing of our air, …

Josh Fox: It’s Easy to Switch to Renewable Energy

Solutions Grassroots is a reaction to how often people asked the renewable …

Fighting Hunger with Street Smarts

In a city that has nearly 30 farmers markets and the most restaurants per …

A Public Bank Option for Scotland

Scottish voters will go to the polls on September 18th to decide whether …

Ur-ganic: An Alpine Township Considers Banning Pesticides

Should agricultural pesticides be banned to protect the health of the …

Peak oil notes - Sept 18

A mid-week update. After a $2 a barrel jump on Tuesday, NY futures slid back …

Dark Age America: The End of the Old Order

Capital of every kind has to be maintained, and as a civilization adds to …

Growstuff Uses Open Data to Help Local Gardeners

Growstuff provides information gathered from local gardeners on …

Naomi Klein on the Great Clash Between Capitalism and the Climate

Naomi Klein's new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate …

10-Day Local Food Challenge Update: 9/16

Local food as a consumer preference is definitely on the rise.
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