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Coexistence: The Power of the Flerd

The power of carbon + coexistence struck me while visiting a farm in New South Wales, Australia, a few years ago.

Oil Prices as an Indicator of Global Economic Conditions

But another reason oil prices have slid so much is weakness in demand for …

Connecting with Nature: Farmsters + Citizen Science  

This week on Sea Change Radio, we feature Lauren Markham who has chronicled …

The Surprising Data Behind Shale Oil

Hooray, oil is suddenly much cheaper than it used to be. That's …

A Framework for New Economy Organizing

When I first got involved in the co-op movement I didn’t do it because I thought the co-operative model was an end in itself.

Omni Commons Opens Collaborative Space for Collectives in Oakland

As urban property becomes more unaffordable and commercialized and the commons disappear, some groups are pooling their resources for shared …
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“Farming with Native Beneficial Insects” Means Solving for Pattern

A necessary guide for anyone who farms, gardens, or who wants to learn more about ecology-based land management

Brighton Food Waste Collective

What I love most about this project is the way it delivers multiple benefits …

How Technological Progress can Generate a Faster Collapse

The collapse of the North Atlantic cod fishery industry gives us a good …

Public Health’s Response to Decline: Loyalty to the 1%

American institutions are in decline and rife with corruption brought on by …

Fighting Back Against Oil Bomb Trains

Crude by rail has increased 4,000 percent across the country since …

How a Startup D.C. Purchasing Coop Saved Members $1 Million

A social-purpose cooperative that leverages the buying power of community institutions, the Community Purchasing Alliance (CPA)...helps over 130 …

Emissions-Cutting Deal Reached at COP 20 Lima, But Will It Help Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change?

After more than 30 hours of extended talks, a global agreement on climate change was reached over the weekend at the United Nations Climate Change …

Right to Land and Seed

“Food sovereignty” is the main political demand of the landless …

The Global Bankers’ Coup: Bail-In and the Shadowy Financial Stability Board

On December 11, 2014, the US House passed a bill repealing the Dodd-Frank …

Peak Oil Review - Dec 15

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

Announcing the Community Currency Knowledge Gateway

After years of work and international experimentation, NEF is excited to …

Review: Degrowth, The Book

In industrialized societies, where so many people regard economic growth as …

Chemicals from Fracking, Acidizing, and Gravel Packing Make us Sick

Based on peer-reviewed studies, accident reports, and investigative …

The high cost of low-priced oil

As a consumer of oil, you may regard recent sharp declines in the world oil …

The Guardian and Monbiot versus Forbes and Worstall

Is it not also time for a government commission on post-growth economics?

Energy Crunch: Oil Slide

The oil price drop may be seen by some as a Christmas present for motorists, …
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