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Lab rats and the corruption of how we count

The numbers that come our way are calculated and disseminated by people who have an agenda. It may be to be as objective as they can be given the constraints under which they labor. It may be to satisfy the views of …

Citizens Can Sue Fracking Companies for Earthquake Damage, Says Oklahoma Supreme Court

Oklahoma almost never used to have earthquakes. But in the last six years …

Greece: the bad apple of the bunch?

If the "Limits to Growth" model describes the present situation, …

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

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

Joel Salatin: The Pursuit Of Food Freedom

We need to celebrate and energize the public to defend the freedom to acquire the food of our choice from the source of our choice.

Sowing Seeds of Strength: Farmers of Color Tell Their Stories

“The chosen story for people of color in agriculture seems to play out on repeat, reducing our agrarian identity to slavery or farm labor …
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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....

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 …

Will Climate Chaos Reign in the Anthropocene?

“Far from being self-stabilizing, the Earth’s climate system is …

The Art of Journalism

It could be said that journalism, the world over, is in a bad …

The Mystery of the Missing Carbon

It’s a whodunit with huge consequences for life on Earth.

Living Co-operatively: Everyday Dissent

Co-operatives (housing, energy, food and worker) act in opposition to the ruthlessness of capitalism, and provide security, opportunity and …

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 problems …

The Dream of the Machine

The fact that one narrowly defined aspect of the universe seems to behave …

Peak Oil Notes - July 2

 A midweek update. Despite a rally on Tuesday, New York oil …

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 …
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