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Six Myths About Climate Change that Liberals Rarely Question

Either you will continue to buy, use, and consume as if there is no tomorrow; or you will make substantial changes to the way you live.

The psychological dimension to sustainability

As the 21st century unfolds it is increasingly clear that we are entering …

Resilience Roundup - Nov 28

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

Renewable energy: does it need critically rare materials?

A recent study concludes that the problem of mineral availability …

Peak oil notes - Nov 27

 A midweek update. Oil prices continued to fall this week setting four-year lows before closing on Wednesday at $73.69 in New York and $77.75 in London.

Dark Age America: The Suicide of Science

Every human society likes to think that its core cultural and intellectual projects, whatever those happen to be, are the be-all and end-all of human existence.
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How to Start a Bike Kitchen

A bike kitchen is a place for people to repair their bikes, learn safe cycling, make bicycling more accessible, build community, and support sustainable transportation by getting more people on bikes.

Ten Reasons Why I'm Grateful This Thanksgiving

 Ten things that farmer Brian Miller is grateful for this Thanksgiving.

Beyond Cabbage — The Fermentistas Show Us How     

Let’s cultivate fermented food not only because it’s healthy, …

Monster Wells: Hundreds Of Fracking Wells Using 10-25 Million Gallons of Water Each

While the oil and gas industry likes to claim that fracking is not an …

SELC Celebrates Victories and Launches Seed Library Campaign

Now in its fifth year, SELC is a driving force for the new …

Off with their heads: mowing with a European scythe

This year I learned how to use a European scythe for mowing and trimming.


"Marx said the opium of the masses was religion. For the USA, it's Netflix and Wal-Mart."

Greenhorns report on the national FFA convention

The FFA is turning these next-in-line farmers, agriscientists, ag teachers …

Debating the Sharing Economy

Is this sharing's big breakthrough? Or business as usual?

Ferguson Rorschach

The violence, police-state rules, military occupation, censorship – it …

The Real Cost of Fracking: How America’s Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food

The first researchers to systematically document ill health in livestock, …

Challenging (Crude) Convention

Some suggest we are nearing a time of oil and economic security not seen in …

Atamai Village: An Experiment in Resilient Community

Post Carbon Institute’s Associate Director Ken White recently visited …

Waking Up to the Water: An Ecocentric Vision of Human Identity in the 21st Century

Life is all about information. Whether you are a plant, a tree, a chimp or a …

Peak Oil Review - Nov 24

 A weeikly roundup, including: -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle …

Review: The Alien Effect by Cary Neeper

There’s a lot in Cary Neeper’s Archives of Varok novels. They …