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Top 5 Earth Day Strategies for Agriculture

If Earth Day offers a moment to reflect on how we’re treating the planet, then it’s critical to use this moment to rethink our approach to agriculture.

Loosening the grip of oligarchy

...the next political phase of the campaign started by Occupy is now …

Thoughts on Land Reform Summits in San Francisco

It’s hard to conceive a more un-American activity than thinking about …

The Age of Diminishing Returns

A Q&A with Ugo Bardi, author of Extracted: How the Quest for …

It’s Money that is Killing the Local Economy

A recent report on local currency and local economy from Sweden, complied by Transition member Steve Hinton, sheds light on some of the pitfalls …

On Earth Day, an Economics for People and Planet

Much has changed since the first Earth Day in 1970. Not only have our ecological crises come into sharper focus, it has also become obvious that …
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Redefining Local

What does “local” mean when you live on a remote farm or ranch?

From Bitcoin to Beets

The recent collapse of Mt. Gox and the “inconvenience,” in its …

My life as an urban egg smuggler

Keeping hens is legal in most places in the city—sorry roosters, …

Smart growth for conservatives

For conservatives, smart growth means recapturing good things from the past …

Dancing in the streets

It’s easy to be dismissive of all the articles on happiness …

The EIA is seriously exaggerating shale gas production in its drilling productivity report

The EIA is the elephant in the room when it comes to energy statistics. Its data and forecasts are widely used by analysts and the media and …

Peak Oil Review - Apr 21

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs

The State of the European Sharing Movement

The sharing movement in Europe is thriving.

Piketty in Washington: How to Reverse the Increasing Concentration of Wealth

One of Piketty’s main concerns is the increasing concentration of …

Those Fracking Lies

A review of Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty …

Asparagus – draining Peru dry

The reality for anyone trying to eat sustainably is that locally grown …

A Case Study in Community Sustainability

Feldheim a perfect example of how a community working together can create …

Perverse outcomes: Lifting U.S. oil export ban would mean greater dependence on foreign oil

There is a case regarding market efficiency for overturning America's oil …

Landscapes Transform With the Arrival of the Colorado River

The Colorado River returns to the delta - in photos.

Policies for Shareable Cities 2: Transportation

After last week’s introduction, we’re proud to present the first …

The Art of Hosting – Leadership is Possible from Everywhere     

“The art of hosting is an approach to group leadership [which] creates …
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