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A Resilient Society

Resilience is a word that’s gaining a lot of currency in recent years, as more and more people realize there are some shocks headed our way. But what would a more resilient society look like?

New Oil-By-Rail Regulations Are Big Win for Oil and Rail Industries, Won’t Stop “Bomb Trains”

Long-awaited oil-by-rail regulations are a guidebook for the oil and rail …

The Great Oil Game: Resource Crisis in Russia?

Complex structures, such as states and empires, are always prone to collapse …

'An Ecomodernist Manifesto': Truth and confusion in the same breath

What the ecomodernist narrative misses is that we are dealing with …

Start-ups: Lambs and Corner Stores

New Hope’s vision is to develop a network of small, cooperatively owned farms that will eventually be the supply chain for small, …

Find Freedom in a Tiny House

Rethinking what a house is could change your life, and perhaps the world. Let me explain through my own experience.
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WANTED. Planet in Crisis Seeks Leaders Up to the Job

Why is it that slow food, slow money and slow travel are so appealing, but that there’s nothing quite as dull as a slow catastrophe?

4 Proven Strategies For Gaining Land Access

With escalating land prices is it even possible to buy a piece of land to …

Changes to Total Global Credit Affects The Oil Price

In this post I present results from an analysis of developments to the …

"Make, be, dance, pedal, shape the future".

I suppose that’s what my creative practice is: I do something with the …

The Care-Centered Economy: A New Theory of Value

By identifying “care” as an essential category of …

Solving Soil Loss is Simple, But Requires a Mindset Change

Natural farming, permaculture, regenerative agriculture, agroecology – there are many versions of sustainable agriculture, but the common …

Getting Beyond the Green Wall: Mary Oliver, Kay Ryan and William Blake

One can read a landscape, a garden, a tree, a bird, or a poem.

The Systems View of Life – A Unifying Vision  

Interview with Fritjof Capra author of The Tao of Physics (1975) and …

Peak Oil Review - May 4

 A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East …

California Drought Exposes Issues with Canals and Trash: Why Should We Care?

Toxic pollutants such as paint cans, plastic, and pesticides become extra …

Resilience Roundup - May 1

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

After Disaster, Tactical Urbanism Builds Resilience

What has transpired in Christchurch over the past four years is nothing …

Abbey Home Farm: The ethos of sustainability

There are many inspiring examples of how to do things better but few match …

Are We Doing Our Best To Restore Watersheds? Lessons from a 10-Year Watershed Restoration Strategy

For the past decade, the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) has …

Little Town on the Prairie Steps It Up

Albert Lea, Minnesota shows how walking and other healthy habits can …

Energy Crunch: what the UK election debate isn’t telling us

Despite a lack of attention on energy in the UK elections, important changes …
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