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How Nebraskans are winning the fight against Keystone XL

As congressional Republicans jockey to rush approval of the controversial infrastructure project, the millions who live along the Keystone XL’s proposed route have been left out of the conversation on Capitol Hill.

Did Alberta Just Break a Fracking Earthquake World Record?

Hydraulic fracturing, a technology used to crack open difficult oil and gas …

You Are What You Eat - And What It Eats Too

We may be getting closer to integrating the science of agroecology and the …

Our Renewable Future

Or, What I’ve Learned in 12 Years Writing about Energy

Peak Oil Notes - Jan 29

A mid-week update. Another large increase in US crude stocks last week sent NY oil futures down to a close of $44.45 a barrel, the lowest in nearly six years.

Oil and Real Estate Bubbles in Canada: What Goes up Won’t so Smoothly Come Down

When prices are high, the debt-based Ponzi scheme functions; when prices sustain lows, the scheme unravels.
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The Journey of Setting up a Reuse and Repair Centre – a Solution for a Circular economy

As consumers, we are taught to be dissatisfied with what we have.

The One Way Forward

As the conventional wisdom of flat-earth cornucopians crashes and burns …

Where Do the Transition Environmental Movement and The Social Justice Movement Intersect?

Resource depletion and climate change effects various demographic groups in …

Message to the UK: The Fracking 'Bridge' is Burning!

British anti-frackers can celebrate this week's achievements - but the fight …

Green Dreams - Future or Fantasy?  

David Fridley on alternative energy, what it can do, and what it …

Turn Off the Lights on the Way Out

I started this blog with a longing familiar to many: stop the world, I wanna get off!

The State of our Soil

Without fertile soil, we risk failing to ensure that everyone has the right to adequate food.

Co-operative Commonwealth: De-commodifying Land and Money Part 3

Community Land Trusts, JAK, CoopHab and the WiR Co-operative Bank …

Climate Change Mitigation's Best-Kept Secret

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas — but there’s a lot we can do …

Homeless Garden Project: Cultivating Community Through Urban Farming

The Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz, California is one of the many …

The Precariat and the Basic Income: Part 2

“The 20th century system of economic distribution lasted for 60 years …

Turning Waste into Wine: A Pilgrimage to the Composted Land

It seems pretty obvious that recycling, reusing, and repurposing materials …

A Year Without the Colorado River, as Seen by Economists

Imagine if each tap that delivered water from the Colorado River – …

On Convening Faith Groups

It behoves us as Transitioners to try to diffuse a message to invite people …

Tight Oil Production Will Fade Quickly: The Truth About Rig Counts

U.S tight oil production from shale plays will fall more quickly than most …

The Precariat and the Basic Income

The concept of the precariat, from Wiktionary: “People suffering from …
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