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Everything Gardens: Growing Transition Culture

Academic work on Transition can often be infuriating rather than illuminating.

Rethinking Degrowth: Islamic Perspectives

With the “Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change” …

Two Peachy Economies

I cheer for the local food movement every chance I get, but I’m a …

“Don’t Owe. Won’t Pay.” Everything You’ve Been Told About Debt Is Wrong

The legitimacy of a given social order rests on the legitimacy of …

A Willingness to Try Again: Resilience Reflections with Brian Miller

Anyone who farms experiences setbacks on a daily basis. That rate of failure and a willingness to try again seems teach a few practical lessons in …

Own a Home in Just Four Years? This Co-Op Program Keeps Workers in the Neighborhood

Alex Cedeño quit renting two years ago. Now, he has just two years left until he owns his own home. And it’s all thanks to his …
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Future farms will be ecosystems that produce bountiful food

Healthy land needs diversity. Have you ever seen a patch of wild nature occupied by just one species?

Peak Oil Notes - Aug 27

A midweek update. Oil prices fell sharply on Monday in response to another …

Deflationary Collapse Ahead?

Both the stock market and oil prices have been plunging. Is this “just …

Retrotopia: Dawn Train from Pittsburgh

This is the first of a series of posts using the tools of narrative fiction …

Classical Cotton Breeding

Enhancing nature’s time-tested processes or Engineering… the …

Bee Battles: why our Native Pollinators are Losing the war

Non-native species can dramatically reshape their invaded habitats and disrupt the interactions between native species.

Co-operatives Need to Confront Climate Chaos

The challenges for 2015 are the same ones we've failed as a movement to find solutions to, or even act on, for a very long time: climate change …

The King is Dead!

On August 5th, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey banded …

My Chicken of an EV

A little over two years ago, my wife and I entered a new phase of life in …

A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity

A Simpler Way is a documentary about simple living, permaculture, and local …

Review: After Progress, Twilight’s Last Gleaming, and The Fires of Shalsha

Three more offerings from the incessantly fertile mind of John Michael Greer.

In Clash of Greens, a Case for Large-Scale Solar Projects

Weaning the U.S. economy off fossil fuels will involve the wide deployment …

Picturing the End of Fossil Fuels

"It’s all of us, the little guys, against the immense, …

A Good Life is the Business of us All

Digital culture is changing society: the way we relate to each other, how …

Will Allen: Food is About Social Justice   

To Will Allen, food is more than just sustenance: it’s about social …

Are Countries Legally Required to Protect Their Citizens from Climate Change?

On June 24, 2015, a court in The Hague ordered the Dutch government to act …
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