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Low-Tech Living as a "Demand-Side" Response to Climate Change and Peak Oil

Energy is often called the ‘lifeblood’ of civilisation, yet the overconsumption of fossil energy lies at the heart of two of the greatest challenges facing humanity today: climate change and peak oil.

Higher-risk 'Shallow Fracking' More Common than Suspected: Study

The fracking of oil and gas less than a mile from aquifers or the Earth's …

The Transformative Power of Climate Truth: Updated w Encyclical Material

Our mission is to initiate a World War II-scale mobilization that protects …

Foodroom Gardening: No Rows, No Woes

I keep trying to imagine a future time when all human beings would …

What to Tell the Neighbors: Talking Resilience with Marissa Mommaerts

We can't have resilient communities if we don't have justice. We're only as resilient as those around us, whether that be our family, our …

What About Innovating Beyond the Growth Trap? A Challenge to the Ecofiscal Commission’s Growth Fixation

A new voice has emerged recently in Canada called the “Ecofiscal Commission,” which could have the funding, clout, and determination …
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Gleaning: an Ancient Custom that May Return in the Future

Gleaning is an ancient tradition, deeply embedded in the agricultural world.

Owning Food: In Search of a Common Good

Understanding property rights helps to explain the structural problems in …

The PAH: Defending the Right to Housing in Spain

In Spain, where the government bails out banks, the Platform for People …

Resilience: A New Conservation Strategy for a Warming World

As climate change puts ecosystems and species at risk, conservationists are …

The Gift of the Maya

"The Maya forest garden holds, in its ramblings and roots, a …

New Book Does a Deep Dive Into Running a Seed Library

In her new book, Seed Libraries: and Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People, Conner does a deep dive into issues surrounding …

The Case for a “Jazz Revolution” Against Corporate Capitalism

Should checkerboard revolutionaries let their preference for incremental, open-ended process get in the way of opportunities for concrete, …

The Incredible Industrial Egg

Eggs 101 is “Brought to you by the American Egg Board,” the …

Shale Gas Reality Check

Recently, the EIA released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015 and so we asked …

Reclaiming a Public Space

Active citizens in West São Paulo have revitalized a square to create …

Harvest Season

Regardless of the “when,” a careful harvest, with work and …

Designing the World we Want

How can we connect our passion for food with a systems-based approach to …

Buying The Farm: Dean Kuipers  

This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, author Dean Kuipers, explores …

The Lessons of Amazonian Commons

The ancient western idea of the commons is a quite simple idea that forms …

The Community Energy Revolution

Impact investing is investing to achieve a return in something you also …

Peak Oil Review - July 27

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