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Is the US Overplaying Its Energy Hand?

The evidence suggests the United States is playing energy poker with a pair of jacks in its hand, but betting as if it had four aces.

The Great Game in the Holy Land

Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other conflicts in …

North Dakota Considers Weakening Standards on Radioactive Drilling Waste as Oil Prices Collapse

As the collapse of oil prices threatens North Dakota's shale drilling rush, …

The Year the Dam of Denial Breaks on Climate Change

It will be messy, confusing and endlessly debated but with …

Amsterdam is Now Europe's First Named "Sharing City"

As of February 2nd, Amsterdam is Europe's first named "Sharing City."

Resilience Roundup - Feb 27

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
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Can We Earn a Living on a Living Planet?

It has been a tough couple of years in the effort to unite labor, community, and environmental groups, an alliance that has always been strained.

Ancient Landscapes Point to Dramatic Climate Change

Scientists believe Chinese civilisation could have been founded by climate …

Placemaking and Place-Led Development: A New Paradigm for Cities of the Future

What's the difference between "public space" and "place"?

Peak Oil Notes - Feb 26

A mid-week update. Oil prices fell on Monday and Tuesday this week on …

Women Over 65 Own Nearly a Third of Iowa’s Farmland—Can They Prevent the Next Dust Bowl?

“Being invisible does two things: You think you don’t …

Slow Money 2014 Highlights

SLOW MONEY 2014 was our largest event to date, with over 850 attendees from 46 states, Canada and France, and 6,000 watching via live stream.

5 Reasons Cargo Bikes Are the Perfect Mode of Transportation

With Americans driving less and more cities encouraging people to bike, the humble cargo bike has quietly gained traction in the U.S.

If We're Serious about Saving Bees and Butterflies, Here's What We Should Do

If pollinator health is made a priority, to be successful much current …

The Externality Trap, or, How Progress Commits Suicide

Economic life in the industrial world these days can be described, without …

Get Growing Breightmet: Bolton’s food growing revolution begins here!

If you have a fairly spacious garden like many of the people we work with …

Labour and Nature: Power in Numbers

I’m incredibly excited to see the growing linkages between the …

Mali: Agroecology Is in our Hands!

"I decided to come here because we are building a necessary movement, that …

Obama's Veto of Keystone XL Bittersweet for Texans Forced to Allow the Pipeline on Their Land

As expected, President Obama today vetoed the Republican bill attempting to …

Have You Done the Transition Health Check Yet?

Interestingly the similarities between a healthy human body and a healthy …

Are We In The Midst Of An Epic Battle Between Interest Rates And The Oil Price?

What follows are the continuance of my research, discussions, observations …

These Neighbors Got Together to Buy Vacant Buildings. Now They’re Renting to Bike Shops and Brewers

While the investment cooperatives that have formed in northeast Minneapolis …
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