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The State of the European Sharing Movement

The sharing movement in Europe is thriving.

Piketty in Washington: How to Reverse the Increasing Concentration of Wealth

One of Piketty’s main concerns is the increasing concentration of …

Those Fracking Lies

A review of Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty …

Did crude oil production actually peak in 2005?

Haven't we been hearing from the oil industry and from government …

Asparagus – draining Peru dry

The reality for anyone trying to eat sustainably is that locally grown organic produce is scarce.

A Case Study in Community Sustainability

Feldheim a perfect example of how a community working together can create sustainable solutions without (and in some cases in spite of) government …
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The Final Word on Food Banks?

Every week, in Britain and across the world, new food banks are opening their doors.

Perverse outcomes: Lifting U.S. oil export ban would mean greater dependence on foreign oil

There is a case regarding market efficiency for overturning America's oil …

Landscapes Transform With the Arrival of the Colorado River

The Colorado River returns to the delta - in photos.

Policies for Shareable Cities 2: Transportation

After last week’s introduction, we’re proud to present the first …

The Art of Hosting – Leadership is Possible from Everywhere     

“The art of hosting is an approach to group leadership …

Is This The End Of China’s Coal Boom?

“The End Of China’s Coal Boom,” is a new, must-read chart-filled report from Greenpeace.

The Age of Diminishing Returns

A Q&A with Ugo Bardi, author of Extracted: How the Quest for Mineral Wealth is Plundering the Planet

Greening Philly’s vacant lots

Community access to vacant land has the potential to reduce crime rates in …

Momentum on Fossil Fuel Divestment Grows as Harvard Professors, Desmond Tutu Call for Action

"People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations …

Energy Crunch: The end of business as usual for fossil fuels?

It’s the end of business as usual for fossil fuels. That’s …

Simply calling the US an oligarchy is not enough

It’s not every day that an academic article in the arcane world of …

The New Economic Events Giving Lie to the Fiction That We Are All Selfish, Rational Materialists

Jeremy Rifkin's new book, “The Zero Marginal Cost Society,” …

Peak oil notes - April 17

A mid-week update. Oil prices in London have risen this week on concerns …

The End of Employment

Nothing is easier, as the Long Descent begins to pick up speed around us, …

Hemp Fiber Crop Research & Development

With the advent of state laws that overturn a sixty-year ban on hemp …

Years of Recapping Dangerously

Just like on Game of Thrones, where winter is a destabilizing force on all …
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