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A peek at a possible post-peak oil future

Over the past decade, a number of thinkers have tried to imagine how a post peak-oil, energy-descent future might manifest.

Resilience Roundup - July 31

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

New Threat to Oilsand Projects

A new study suggests that naturally occurring upward flow of groundwater in …

Why doesn't the 'long emergency' feel like an emergency?

What appears to be masking the ongoing emergency is the rise in …

Indigenous Seed Savers Fight Climate Change with Biodiversity

As farmer Mamani stated, “It’s time traditional knowledge and science work together.”

The Ukraine conflict, peak cheap gas and the MH17 tragedy

The number of countries with fossil fuel conflicts and wars is increasing. Libya, Sudan, Egypt (Sinai), Yemen, Syria, Iraq and now Ukraine. The …
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The Converging Environmental and Economic Crises: A pep talk for those paying attention by Nate Hagens

Suggestions on how society might better adapt, physically and psychologically, to what's ahead.

We Can’t Have Social Justice Without Environmental Sustainability

The interests of people and the planet are bound together and depend on each …

Peak oil notes - July 31

A mid-week update. Crude prices continued to fall this week as markets …

Dark Age America: Climate

One of the most important factors that will shape the history of North …

New Russia Sanctions: Washington, Delusional About US Energy Capacity, Lashes Out

The effect of the sanctions will be to speed the Russian decline, …

Ukraine - headlines

•US and EU Lose Major Energy Battle in Ukraine •Coordinated Sanctions Aim at Russia’s Ability to Tap Its Oil Reserves …

Local Communities Playing Vital Role in Marine Conservation

...it’s good news that a first of its kind assessment of community-led marine conservation in the Western Indian Ocean adds to growing …

Livestock: more than meat

Beyond the debate about meat in our diet and the environmental impact of …

The Original Geo-engineers

If we want to construct a healthy and resilient world for ourselves and our …

23 Food Sharing Projects That Are Disrupting Hunger

Food is one of our most basic needs. And yet, for over 800 million people, …

Cold War leftovers

One should be grateful to one’s critics–it is much better to be …

Theater belongs to the people: Occupying Rome's Teatro Valle

The three-year occupation of Teatro Valle in Rome is now legendary: a …

Making Good Food Affordable

I'm always stunned at how uninformed many people are regarding the …

Why Restoring Wetlands Is More Critical Than Ever

With sea levels rising, coastal communities...in the U.S. and Europe are …

Our watershed moment

We humans need water for life, we love it for leisure, we make art out of …

Shales vs. solar: An investment perspective

But perhaps the real proof of a new energy paradigm shift lies in the fact …
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