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Our watershed moment

We humans need water for life, we love it for leisure, we make art out of it; yet we also waste it, dirty it, privatise it, use it as a weapon and, most dangerously, stir it up brutally in the form of manmade climate …

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 …

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

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

23 Food Sharing Projects That Are Disrupting Hunger

Food is one of our most basic needs. And yet, for over 800 million people, food insecurity remains a daily issue.

Cold War leftovers

One should be grateful to one’s critics–it is much better to be criticized than ignored.
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Divest! - Then What?

Divestment is one of the great campaigns of our times.But the question then arises, “then what?” If an organization decide it’s time to divest from fossil fuels, then what might they do next?

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 …

Shales vs. solar: An investment perspective

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

A Framework For Assessing Country-Level Resilience

With no meaningful actions on such things as climate change and peak resources in sight, a realistic assessment of country (and regional) level …

Against the Odds

Unlike other jobs, cooperatives promote [the} development and growth of workers.

Natural gas: A green bridge to hell

Albert Einstein is rumored to have said that one cannot solve a problem with …

Going Soil-Friendly

This is one of the most exciting developments I’ve heard about in a …

You can't taper a Ponzi scheme: Time to reboot

Ideally, we might mimic the ancient Mesopotamians, the oldest and most …

A struggle to save Europe’s soul from privatization

As the EU sells its soul by pushing Greece to privatize its natural and …

Peak Oil Review - July 28

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

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 …

The Changing Face of World Oil Markets

My conclusion is that hundred-dollar oil is here to stay.

Open Source, Time Banks, Fablabs - Welcome to the "Irrational" Economy

 The idea that people may actually choose to cooperate with each other …

Strengthen Community Forest Rights to Fight Climate Change

Expanding and strengthening the community forest rights of indigenous groups …
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