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Turning Waste into Wine: A Pilgrimage to the Composted Land

It seems pretty obvious that recycling, reusing, and repurposing materials we no longer need makes a lot more sense than burning or burying them, not just from an environmental, but an economic perspective.

Homeless Garden Project: Cultivating Community Through Urban Farming

The Homeless Garden Project in Santa Cruz, California is one of the many …

On Convening Faith Groups

It behoves us as Transitioners to try to diffuse a message to invite people …

Our Renewable Future

Or, What I’ve Learned in 12 Years Writing about Energy

The Precariat and the Basic Income: Part 2

“The 20th century system of economic distribution lasted for 60 years and it’s gone. The 21st century is the century of economic …

A Year Without the Colorado River, as Seen by Economists

Imagine if each tap that delivered water from the Colorado River – whether to a farm, a factory, or a home – suddenly went dry for a …
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The Journey of Setting up a Reuse and Repair Centre – a Solution for a Circular economy

As consumers, we are taught to be dissatisfied with what we have.

Tight Oil Production Will Fade Quickly: The Truth About Rig Counts

U.S tight oil production from shale plays will fall more quickly than most …

The Precariat and the Basic Income

The concept of the precariat, from Wiktionary: “People suffering from …

Cooperatives and the Next Clothing Industry

Last October, the Sustainable Economies Law Center (the SELC) created an …

SOS: Save our Seeds

Have you ever saved seeds, joined a local seed swap or contributed …

Wood Pellets: Green Energy or New Source of CO2 Emissions?

Burning wood pellets to produce electricity is on the rise in Europe, where the pellets are classified as a form of renewable energy.

Co-operative Commonwealth: Decommodifying Land and Money, Part 2

Usury is little discussed today but it is crucial in policy terms.

Peak Oil Review - Jan 26

 A weekly update on peak oil news, including: -Oil and the Global …

The most important thing to understand about the coming oil production cutbacks

What the current oil price slump means for world oil supply is starting to …

Energy Crunch: Clean energy gains ground

Ever since oil and gas prices started to plunge, speculation that cheaper …

Ptolemaic Environmentalism

Neo-green environmentalism is holding onto the core belief in the …

Hype, Broken Promises, and Shales

The term shale revolution has been used so much that it almost has no …

P6: Enacting Cooperative Values

Principle Six (P6) provides a pathway for everyday people to use our …

Resilience Roundup - Jan 23

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

Design for a Shared Future

Sharing with others is one of the positive stories to tell in the face of a …

Tanking Asia Gas Prices Makes BC LNG 'Not Viable,' Expert Says

A liquified natural gas industry, as currently promoted by British …
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