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The Oil Price Crash of 2014

Oil prices have fallen by half since late June. Since it’s almost the end of the year, perhaps this is a good time to stop and ask why?

Neighbors helped this immigrant-owned dry cleaner in Boston go nontoxic—and stay in business

The True Cost of Food

For the past 12 months I’ve been taking a serious look at the reality …

Déjà Vu All Over Again

Every square on the bingo card marked “economic …

Divestment from Fossil Fuels: A Critical Appraisal

Divestment is strictly the selling up of all fossil fuel share holdings. However it is currently difficult to decide which fossil should have …

Climate: The Crisis and the Movement

The attraction of profit in the short-term overwhelms longer-term considerations, even for the most “enlightened” of businesspeople.
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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

Resilience Roundup - Dec 19

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

The Lost Right of Gleaning

Amazingly, it is sometimes a criminal act to retrieve food that has been …

Food Tank's 2014 Winter Reading List

Whether you are sitting on the beach, stuck at the airport, or cuddled up …

Peak Oil Notes - Dec 18

Most observers are saying the pause in the rapid decline in oil …

Falling Oil Prices Could Rock Canada's Politics

What do the plummeting oil prices tell us not only about our near term economic future in Canada, but the political fragility of the world's petro …

Review: Degrowth – A Vocabulary for a New Era

Before anything else it seems important to say that there are lots of chapters in this book that I think are quite excellent as short pithy …

Breaking: Cuomo Bans Fracking in New York State

In a victory for environmental, health and community activists, fracking has …

Even climate change experts and activists might be in denial

One could argue that those who are very close to the reality of climate …

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 …

A Framework for New Economy Organizing

When I first got involved in the co-op movement I didn’t do it because …

Omni Commons Opens Collaborative Space for Collectives in Oakland

As urban property becomes more unaffordable and commercialized and the …

Brighton Food Waste Collective

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

Coexistence: The Power of the Flerd

The power of carbon + coexistence struck me while visiting a farm in New …

How Technological Progress can Generate a Faster Collapse

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