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From #Takethesquare to São Paulo’s #FreeYourPark

The occupation of Augusta Park in the Brazilian city of São Paulo...opens a new breakthrough in the global cycle of occupations: the proposal of a commons-oriented park.

Lessons from a California Drought

It has been much debated whether climate change has been at work across …

Beer, video games, and local culture

“The Beer Diaries” is not only a business model, but an ethical …

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

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

How One Neighborhood in Seoul Sparked a Movement of Urban Villages

What began as a childcare coop in Seoul, South Korea has grown into a cooperative, urban village and sparked a national movement of urban villages.

Resilience Roundup - Jan 30

 ‘Hottest Year’ Story Obscures Bigger News: Ocean Warming Now Off The Charts
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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.

The Latest Oil Glut: Once Bitten, Twice Shy  

With the recent plunge in oil prices, it feels like the right time to check …

Moving from gridlock to dialogue

All our great ideas about climate change, peak oil, re-localization, etc. …

No End In Sight For California’s Climate-Exacerbated Drought

In addition to being the hottest year on record in California, 2014 was also …

$5 Million for Co-op Development in Madison

I have to say that of all the different political and social …

Did Alberta Just Break a Fracking Earthquake World Record?

Hydraulic fracturing, a technology used to crack open difficult oil and gas formations, appears to have set off a swarm of earthquakes near Fox …

You Are What You Eat - And What It Eats Too

We may be getting closer to integrating the science of agroecology and the science of nutrition, toward a holistic approach that would follow …

Peak Oil Notes - Jan 29

A mid-week update. Another large increase in US crude stocks last week sent …

The One Way Forward

As the conventional wisdom of flat-earth cornucopians crashes and burns …

Oil and Real Estate Bubbles in Canada: What Goes up Won’t so Smoothly Come Down

When prices are high, the debt-based Ponzi scheme functions; when prices …

Where Do the Transition Environmental Movement and The Social Justice Movement Intersect?

Resource depletion and climate change effects various demographic groups in …

How Nebraskans are winning the fight against Keystone XL

As congressional Republicans jockey to rush approval of the controversial …

Message to the UK: The Fracking 'Bridge' is Burning!

British anti-frackers can celebrate this week's achievements - but the fight …

Green Dreams - Future or Fantasy?  

David Fridley on alternative energy, what it can do, and what it can't.

Turn Off the Lights on the Way Out

I started this blog with a longing familiar to many: stop the world, I wanna …

The State of our Soil

Without fertile soil, we risk failing to ensure that everyone has the right …
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