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Why the Climate Movement Must Stand with Ferguson

It was not hard for me to make the connection between the tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, and the catalyst for my work to stop the climate crisis.

The Permaculture Fail

I write this not to be discouraging or defeatist, but to impress upon you …

Resilience Roundup - Aug 21

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

IEA report implies US crude production may start to peak 2016

When it becomes apparent that US tight (shale) oil has peaked, …

Living in the Green

My day nearly always starts with a reluctant rise into consciousness triggered by my churning gut. I can feel the adrenaline pumping before I open …

Towards a New Co-Existence: On Reframing Our Ecological Crises

How we think about and talk about ecological crises and our role in them form the structures of our responses.
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Unlikely Suspects – Deep Outreach: Resilience for Whom, and to What End? - “Transitioning for All”

It’s time to ask some thorny questions of the Transition movement. We need look no further than Kingston, the first capital of New York, to begin.

Peak oil notes - Aug 21

 A mid-week update. After falling for two days, oil prices …

Heading Toward The Sidewalk

Talking about historical change is one thing when the changes under …

Channeling rage into change, from Watts to Ferguson

As news of the protests surrounding Mike Brown’s murder in Ferguson, …

Grandmothers lead U.K.-wide wave of direct action against fracking

On a U.K.-wide day of action on Monday, anti-frackers locked-on to …

Can we leverage common assets to reduce inequality?

Everybody talks a lot about economic inequality, but there don’t seem to be many credible proposals out there, let alone ones that have …

The Jargonaut: What’s a Rossby Wave?

This is the year of obscure atmospheric phenomenon.

Shedding light on a gas patch blackout

When a friend recently asked me how work was going, I told him about an …

Investing in Nutrient Dense Food: Magnesium

The last nutrient I'll focus on in this series is magnesium, which, like …

A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle

Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with …

Harvests from Hemp Heroes

An earlier blog post..discussed the promises of hemp cultivation to employ …

The Transition Movement: Questions of Diversity, Power, and Affluence - Part 2

This raises the question: To what extent can the Transition movement avoid …

Our Power climate gathering builds ‘roots to weather the storm’

The campaign intends to accomplish two broad goals: end the era of extreme …

Community supported enterprise – how might that work?

One of the REconomy Project’s aims is to find new ways that …

The Shale Sugar Lick

A well known American comedian, Ron White, quips about the amount of sugar …

A little help from the fungus kingdom

Yesterday I went on a quest for the fabled fungus that’s been mopping …
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