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Fairness in Transition

What is Fairness? Could we agree on a definition? And is it something that’s learnt or instinctive?

Legal Innovations in Beating the Bounds

The point of this section is to identify specific initiatives that are …

Take the Money and Burn: How CEO Pay Accelerates Climate Change

Perverse Pay Incentives Reward Fossil Fuel CEOs for Putting Planet at Risk

Why Johnny can't understand climate: functional illiteracy and the rise of "unpropaganda"

Unpropaganda aims at stopping a message from propagating by …

Food Justice Truck Serves Up Fresh, Healthy Food to Asylum Seekers

A mobile fresh food market, the truck offers locally sourced fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, tea, and bread to asylum seekers at a 75% discount.

What Goes Around Comes Around at the Bicycle ReCyclery

ReCyclery founder Chauncey Tudhope-Locklear and Board President Kees Kolff explain how opportunities exploded when the Recylery became a …
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Why Not Start Today: Backyard Carbon Sequestration Is Something Nearly Everyone Can Do

To make it simple as a crayon sketch, there are two ways to mitigate climate change that, in tandem, could work.

Cities are Finally Treating Water as a Resource, not a Nuisance

Memorial Day barbecues and parades were thwarted this year in Houston when a …

Peak Oil Notes - Sep 2

The last ten days have been among the most volatile for the oil markets …

Little Normals

Resilience means seeking out the little normals – the constants in …

Retrotopia: The View from a Moving Window

From the window beside me, the Steubenville station looked like a …

Hundreds Rally in Alaska to Tell Obama ‘Climate Leaders Don’t Drill the Arctic’

Climate groups rallied in Anchorage, Alaska to demand that the U.S. government, President Obama and Alaskan leaders take the urgent action needed …

Reinventing Law for the Commons: Introduction

Although it is customary for mainstream economists and politicians to consider the commons a failed management regime – the “tragedy of the …

Slowly, With Earth Pushing Hard, A Confederacy Of Concern Develops

Underlying so much of the economic and ecological turmoil unfolding before …

The Simpler Way: Economics of Happiness   

The full length interview with Helena Norberg-Hodge from the upcoming …

The Dearth of Grass

Just three grass family plants – wheat, rice and maize – furnish …

Community is Created by Filling the Cup: Talking Resilience with Lynn Benander

I think that if you haven't built connections with other people when good …

New Report Outlines Strategies for Community Wealth Building

A new Democracy Collaborative report summarizes lessons learned from 11 case …

Creating Livable Spaces

Architect, scientist and author Jana Revedin champions sustainability in …

Mushrooms to the Rescue   

Tradd Cotter and his mushrooms are stepping up as pharmaceutical giants like …

U.S. tight oil production decline

U.S. oil production has begun to drop in response to low oil prices, but not …

Peak Oil Ass-Backwards: Peak Oil, Meet Fractional-Reserve Banking

The convention says that the supply constraints of peak oil lead to an …
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