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The puzzling flattening of carbon emissions and the problem of global growth

There is another obvious and plausible explanation for the flat carbon emissions, namely, that the global economy did not grow by the stated percentage, that it may have grown only a fraction of that amount or not at …

Earth Repair – Homegrown Healing of Toxic Lands, part 2     

In her book Earth Repair, Leila Darwish provides a grassroots guide to …

Why This Tea Party Leader Is Seeing Green on Solar Energy

As a founder of the Tea Party movement, Debbie Dooley may be an unlikely …

Rethink the Grid: Personal Power Stations

Rethinking the grid is quickly emerging as one of the hottest topics.

Corporations vs. Communities: a Tale of Two Meetings

In 2015 it shouldn’t be a radical notion to want to move beyond colonialism and make sure farmers can keep control of the resources needed …

Calls For Immediate Shutdown Of Illegal California Injection Wells As Regulators Host 'Aquifer Exemption Workshop'

California is a leader in renewable energy, which makes its commitment to fracked oil all the more perplexing.
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Wendell Berry on Climate Change: To Save the Future, Live in the Present

All we can do to prepare rightly for tomorrow is to do the right thing today.

Resilience Roundup - Mar 27

We’re treating soil like dirt. It’s a fatal mistake, as our …

A New Economy Will Help Save Rivers and Fisheries

Globalization and cheater economics have been destroying the world’s …

Towards the Permacene

We can take the next step in our evolution, a step towards the Permacene.

Announcing AFTERBURN: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels

Afterburn is a book of “greatest hits”, similar in …

NERT-ing Out with the New England Resilience & Transition Network

On Saturday, March 21, fifty organizers and activists from all six New England states (plus one intrepid Californian) gathered in Keene NH to …

2014 biggest year ever for solar, but oil price threat looms

Will only time tell whether it will be enough to keep solar panels cheap when crude oil no longer is?

How a credit union is increasing access to affordable, responsible financial services

Founded in 1980, Self-Help works to create and protect ownership and …

Deep Concerns as Climate Impacts on Gulf Stream Flow

Climate scientists have once again confirmed an alarming slowdown in the …

A Day in the Life of America’s Most Walkable Suburb

Suburban life has always been synonymous with long hours in the car-- going …

Home Growing Produces Ten Times the Food of Arable Farms

So, how is it possible that low-tech vegetable plots out perform modern …

Planet of the Space Bats

As my regular readers know, I’ve been talking for quite a while now …

As Himalayan Glaciers Melt, Two Towns Face the Fallout

For two towns in northern India, melting glaciers have had very different …

Agroecology: An Idea and Practice Coming of Age

In February, at the International Forum for Agroecology in Nyeleni, Mali, a …

David Graeber on the Utopia of Rules: Why Deregulation is Actually Expanding Bureaucracy

The current economic system advances through free trade and deregulation; …

This Changes Everything. So Now What?

Missing from the conversation are ideas that are both practical and radical.
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