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Extracting ourselves from the extractivist mindset

Review of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate" by Naomi Klein.

Climate Reckoning: My Own Private Coal Story

The takeaway: Strip-mining more than stripped the land; it stripped the …

Peak Oil Review - Sept 29

 A weekly update, including -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle …

Paul Krugman’s Errors and Omissions

In a New York Times op-ed published September 18 titled …

"No Ordinary Conference": The Fourth Degrowth Conference in Leipzig

Degrowth is a movement built around a critique of the growth economy, which draws strongly on the limits to growth (cf also The Growth Illusion of …

Building Different Relationships Before It's Too Late

Journalist, author and activist Chris Hedges took time during his September 13, 2014 appearance at Fighting Bob Fest in Baraboo, Wisconsin, to …
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Building Community Through Permaculture

The idea that we can use design to strengthen relationships between parts of the city,,,is essential for the emergence of a sustainable society.

#MapJam 2.0 to Put the New Economy on the Map!

This October, the Sharing Cities Network will launch the Second Annual …

Plowing Bedrock: How bad is soil erosion in US cropland?

A statement in JM Greer's blog last month challenged everything I thought I …

Free Range Child – Raising Children Connected To The Earth & Their Food (film sneak peek)

Partnering with children, parents, farmers, and professionals, we seek to …

Resilient Cities Through Public Spaces and Placemaking in Urbanization

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you care about your …

Making Space for Flowers

...making space for nature goes beyond the world of nature reserves, wildlife documentaries or even pilgrimages into the wilderness.

Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

The People’s Climate March, which saw hundreds of thousands around the world take to the streets for action on global warming in New York …

Strictly Business: Why £50 Divestment of Oil Stocks Makes Sense

Although many supporters of oil and gas will no doubt try to shift the focus …

The commons as an approach to governance, sustainable resource management and social wellbeing  

Countless examples suggest that cooperation and care for others is an …

Why Bother Composting?

Composting can seem pretty complicated. Depending on who you talk to, or …

UN-masking Climate Smart Agriculture

As women, men, peasants, smallholder family farmers, migrant, rural workers, …

Anti-coal campaigners continue to win in the Northwest

There is an adage commonly spoken in many activist circles: Think global, …

Resilience Roundup - Sept 25

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

Post-Capitalism

What is more relevant to me than the fiction of property is the precise …

Peak oil notes - Sept 25

A mid-week update. New York oil futures took a jump on Wednesday after …

Dark Age America: The Senility of the Elites

The illusion of invincibility is far and away the most important asset a …
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