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Will Climate Chaos Reign in the Anthropocene?

“Far from being self-stabilizing, the Earth’s climate system is an ornery beast which overreacts even to small nudges.”

Resilience Roundup - July 3

The World is Defenceless Againts the Next Financial Crisis Warns BIS | …

It Was the Creditors who Pushed Greece over the Edge

If they had truly cared, the creditors could have easily prevented a …

If Everyone Lived in an ‘Ecovillage’, the Earth Would Still Be in Trouble

Put otherwise, based on my calculations, if the whole world came …

The Art of Journalism

It could be said that journalism, the world over, is in a bad place these days.

The Mystery of the Missing Carbon

It’s a whodunit with huge consequences for life on Earth.
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Earthcare, Literally Speaking

Humans often “speak to” nature, as when we assume a dominant attitude and expect to be able to “improve” upon nature with technological solutions to perceived (or real) problems....

Living Co-operatively: Everyday Dissent

Co-operatives (housing, energy, food and worker) act in opposition to the …

I Live In A FarmUNtopia

If the new notion of local farming and food production is to endure, it must …

What Does Community Mean?

Community is an important buzzword these days. People recognize that social …

Defra Reports Reveals Extent of Impacts on People Living near Fracking Wells

People that live near fracking sites could be affected by health …

The Dream of the Machine

The fact that one narrowly defined aspect of the universe seems to behave like a machine, though, does not prove that the universe is a machine, any more than the fact that one machine happens to look like a purple dinosaur proves that all …

Peak Oil Notes - July 2

 A midweek update. Despite a rally on Tuesday, New York oil futures closed on Wednesday at $56.69 a barrel, the lowest level since mid-April.

Launch of Transition Streets in the US

After more than a year in the making (with lots of expert and volunteer …

Asia depends on Middle East for 66 % of its oil imports

Of Asia’s total incremental oil imports since 2001, 4.5 mb/d (47%) …

Reflecting on Today’s Market Trends: A Report from Barcelona

Is today’s public market a place to buy food, to sit and eat a meal, …

Supreme Court Rejects Argument to Dismiss Landmark Fracking Case

The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a motion by the country's most …

Spain in Transition?: Answers from the grassroots facing a collapsing country

“Curiously, during these years of crisis I sometimes feel it’s …

Laudato Si: Signalling towards Degrowth?

But whether or not „degrowth“ would make a better translation of …

Justice isn't Inevitable: Talking Resilience with Ellen Choy

Transition is inevitable, but justice is not.

Closed In and Crowded Out: Urbanising against the City

European institutions were designed to direct flows of global capital. In …

Rural Colorado Leads the Charge for Energy Freedom

Last week the Western Slope Colorado witnessed a huge victory for energy …
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